Fine Prints & Photography

April 0611, 2019
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LOT 158

Lot 158

After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)

After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
Lot 158 Details
After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), Dutch


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 ?

Lot Report

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After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
  • After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
  • After Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)

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


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.


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LOT 158

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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