Man in a Coat and Fur Cap Leaning Against a Bank

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
Man in a Coat and Fur Cap Leaning Against a Bank
ca. 1630
Etching on paper.
112 x 79 mm
RvR 229
NHD 48, I
Provenance: 
Johann Carl Diedrich Hebich (1818-1891), Hamburg; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed in monogram upper right (in drypoint), "RHL" (in reverse).
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Watermark: Three balls, probably fragment of Fool's cap. Watermark, beta radiograph. Three balls. 161925wm_RvR_229_B151_WM_beta.jpg
The upper outline of the bank, against which the man leans, is described by a single line which does not quite reach the plate mark. (White and Boon)

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