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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Self portrait(?) with plumed cap and lowered sabre. Etching, 1634. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.

a fair impression of the third (final) state, after the plate had been reduced to an oval, the upper half of the oval emphasized with printing ink; sheet: 130 by 108mm 5 1/8 by 4 1/4 in

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Self portrait with Saskia. Etching, 1636. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.

the third (final) state, New Hollstein's third state (of four), framed; plate: 104 by 95 mm 4 1/8 by 3 3/4 in.; sheet: 115 by 102 mm 4 1/2 by 4 in.

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Self portrait in a velvet cap with plume. Etching, 1638. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.

a very good impression of the only state, New Hollstein's second state (of four), framed; sheet: 135 by 105mm 5 1/4 by 4 1/8 in

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Self portrait drawing at a window, Etching with drypoint and burin, 1648. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.

the fourth state (of five), New Hollstein's fourth state (of nine), with touches of burr on the artist's right shoulder, on paper with a partial Strasbourg Lily watermark, framed; plate: 155 by 129mm 6 1/8 by 5 1/8 in; sheet: 157 by 133mm 6 1/4 by 5 1/2 in

ProvenanceEx. coll Pierre Mariette II (L. 1789); Nicholas Mossoloff (L. 1802); with Harlow, McDonald & Co., New York (their stock number 32658 printed on a label on the frame verso)

Sotheby's. Prints and Multiples, Londres,  29 sept. 2015, 02:30 PM