Cottage and Boundary Post on the Spaarndammerdijk

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
ca. 1650
Etching and drypoint on paper.
83 x 160 mm (arched at top)
RvR 321
NHD 249, II
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Henry Brodhurst (ca. 1860), Dale Close and Mansfield; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Watermark: Horn in shield over letters "LR", fragment Watermark, beta radiograph. Hunting horn or posthorn in shield over letters "LR". 161921wm_RvR_321_B227_WM_beta.jpg
Cottage and paling shaded. More shading added to the base of the column, and to the water and plants in the right hand foreground. Some of the burr of the drypoint has been removed. (White and Boon)

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