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Harmensz van Rijn REMBRANDT (1606-1669) The Goldsmith, 1655 Etching and drypoint on laid paper for sale. The Goldsmith is a traditional Jewish subject showing Rembrandt's interpretation of the characteristic Judaic physical attributes.
Harmensz van Rijn REMBRANDT (1606-1669) The Goldsmith, 1655 Etching and drypoint on laid paper for sale. The Goldsmith is a traditional Jewish subject showing Rembrandt's interpretation of the characteristic Judaic physical attributes.

REMBRANDT Etching
The Goldsmith,
1655

Artist:  Pablo Picasso
Title: The Goldsmith
Date: 1655
Medium: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
Inscriptions: Signed and dated in the plate
Dimensions: 3 x 2 ¼ in.
Framed dimensions: 18 3/8 x 16 ½ in.
Inventory Number: 123912066

A superb, richly-inked 17th century impression, with very strong contrasts. No sign of wear and with all the fine lines distinct, with touches of burr on the left eye and in the area to the right of the Goldsmith. Biörklund’s first state (of 2); Usticke’s first state (of 3); White and Boon’s first state (of 3), before the fine, vertical shading on the right of the lowest beam.
B. 123, H. 285, BB 55-D; C2, New Hollstein 289