Fine Prints & Photography

April 06 - 11, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 158
After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
  • After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
  • After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
  • After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)

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After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), Dutch

AN OLD SCHOLAR, CIRCA 1790

Etching and drypoint on tissue-thin paper laid down to a larger paper sheet; inscribed "Rembrandt Fecit" in the plate lower left. Probably by Francesco Novelli (1764-1836) after Rembrandt. Contained in an antique openwork gilded wood carved frame.
Plate 5.7 x 4.5 in — 14.5 x 11.5 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $192
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Novelli was a painter and engraver in Venice. He was the son of Pietro Antonio, a pupil of Denon and studied his etchings in the manner of Rembrandt.

Provenance:

Gebruder Rohlich/K. Hoflieferanten, Berlin, W., framer's label verso backing;
Estate Collection, Waterloo, Ontario