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L'Œuvre Faust de l’artiste Rembrandt van Rijn est actuellement en vente chez Masterworks Fine Art Gallery.
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 Rembrandt van Rijn, Faust
 
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TITRE:  Faust
ARTISTE:  Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)
ANNéE DE RéALISATION:  circa 1632
CATéGORIE:  Prints and Multiples
MATéRIEL:  Etching
ÉDITION/LOT DE:  approximately 225-500 known impressions of this work
TAILLE:  h: 8.2 x w: 6.4 in / h: 20.8 x w: 16.3 cm
STYLE:  Dutch School
PRIX*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALERIE:  Masterworks Fine Art Gallery  +1-510-777-9970  Envoyez un email
DESCRIPTION:  Condition: This piece is in very good condition.

Historical Description:
According to German legend, Faust is an educated man who forsakes God and makes a deal with the devil to exchange his soul for knowledge. This dramatic piece highlights a supernatural moment in which a magic disk enters Faust's study, floating near the lofty glass window. Faust turns in awe, as this disk shines a ray of light upon him, illuminating Faust and causing him to stand out amidst the dark background of his study. Rembrandt utilizes intricate lines to add a sense of depth and perspective to this piece, drawing our eye towards the center of the work, in which Faust and the disk appear as if in the midst of a conversation. We cannot quite discern the purpose of this magic disk but feel as if we are witnessing a convergence between the realms of the real and the fantastic.

Created c. 1652, there are, according to Nowell-Usticke, approximately only 225-500 know impressions of this work (Usticke 12, B. 270) According to Nowell-Usticke, this work is a State V (of VII) impression; Biörklund State IV (of IV); White & Boon State III (of III); Hind State III (of III); printed on a fine laid paper with a partial, unidentified watermark.

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