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REMBRANDT – SMITH. Lot of two engravings glued on a single sheet.

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REMBRANDT – SMITH. Lot of two engravings glued on a single sheet.
 
REMBRANDT – John SMITH of Chichester
1606-1669; 1717-1764

Lot of two engravings glued on a single sheet.
1770

1) Three oriental figures.

Incisione all’acquaforte. 144x108 mm. Rifilata sull’impronta del rame. In alto a sinistra firma in controparte “Rembrandt f 1641”. Ottimo stato di conservazione. 

Bella prova in controparte dell’incisione di Rembrandt. Pubblicata nel 1770 da John Boydell nella serie “A collection of fifty-three prints”. British Museum: “Three oriental figures (Jacob and Laban?); outside porch, with additional figure in doorway; copy in reverse after Rembrandt. 1770 … Although unsigned and bound in the volume of a collection of prints by John and George Smith of Chichester, this print is believed to be made by John alone as there are no other known prints by George after Rembrandt. Printed on the same sheet as 1864,1114.277”. 

2) Christ disputing with the doctors.

Incisione all’acquaforte. 124x214 mm. Rifilata sull’impronta del rame. In alto a destra firma in controparte “Rembrandt f 1652”. Incollata agli angoli su cartoncino. Ottimo stato di conservazione. 

Bella prova in controparte dell’incisione di Rembrandt. Pubblicata nel 1770 da John Boydell nella serie “A collection of fifty-three prints”. British Museum: “Christ disputing with the doctors; Christ as a young boy standing at centre towards right, three turbaned men seated at right, others listening beyond and at left; copy in reverse after the etching by Rembrandt. 1770 … Printed on the same sheet as 1864,1114.280.”
British Museum, 1864,1114.280; 1864,1114.277. 
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