Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Old Man in Meditation, Leaning on a Book
Etching on paper.
133 x 108 mm
NHD 226, II
Friedrich Kalle (1804-1875), Cologne and Bonn; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Watermark: Fragment, three balls.
Forehead described by a single line, outline of back strengthened, and shading added below contour of shoulder, all in drypoint. (White and Boon)