Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Beggar With His Left Hand Extended
Etching on paper.
63 x 41 mm
NHD 30, VII
Prince Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovsky (d. ca. 1880), St. Petersburg; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
Signed and dated in monogram upper left (not by Rembrandt), "RHL 1631" (in state III).
Münz believed that only the first state was by Rembrandt and that the additions made from the second state onwards were the work of van Vliet. (White and Boon)
Vertical shading added to vertical strip on cloak.