A blind beggar with a boy and a dog
with inscription ‘Rembrant’
black chalk, brown ink framing lines
5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. (13 x 8.5 cm.)
Benjamin Peronnet: International Head of Department, Old Master Drawings:
The group also contains works after Willem Drost and by Samuel van Hoogstraten (1627-1678). An intricate drawing by Ferdinand Bol (1616-1680), Jacob and Rachel, bears all the trademarks of Bol’s style depicting figures in historic dress and also shows the strong influence Rembrandt’s work had on Bol (estimate: £20,000-30,000.) This exceptional group is expected to realise a combined total in the region of £100,000.