Lot 117: REMBRANDT VAN RIJN Beggar with a Wooden Leg.
November 3, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
REMBRANDT VAN RIJN
Beggar with a Wooden Leg.
Etching on thin cream laid paper, circa 1630. 114x66 mm; 4 1/2x2 5/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Biörklund's second state (of 2); Usticke's second state (i) (of 3), with the two fine horizontal scratches distinct in the blank space to the right of the figure; White and Boon's second state (of 2). Ex-collection Émile Lachenaud (Lugt 3473, verso). A very good, crisp and well-inked impression with strong contrasts. Bartsch 179; Biörklund 30-4; Hollstein (White and Boon) 179.