Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

26. November 2015, 6:00 pm

Object overview


Rembrandt Harmensz Van Rijn

(Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)

„The Beheading of St. John“
etching and drypoint on paper
12.9 × 10.5 cm (sheet); 12.4 × 10.2 cm (image)
signed and dated in the plate: Rembrandt f. 1640. Probably collector's stamp Ambroise Firmin-Didot on the reverse (Lugt-Nr. L.119)


Sale Dorotheum, Vienna, auction no. 604, 27 May 1974, lot 253; private property, Austria


White-Boon 92 II (of II); Nowell-Usticke IV (of IV); New Hollstein 183 III (of III); Bartsch 92; Seidlitz III (of III)

Revised later print of the last state, slightly browned; three small restored points in the center of the sheet

Estimate: € 1.500 - 3.000
Auction is closed.