Arnout Tholinx, Inspector

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Arnout Tholinx, Inspector
ca. 1656
Etching and engraving with drypoint on paper.
198 x 149 mm
RvR 399
NHD 294, I
Francis Jacob Grose (d.1769), sale, Langford, 12-24.II.1770, when bought by Barnard; John Barnard, Rembrandt lot 348, and inscribed by Barnard that from Mr Grose's sale (also per Barnard source catalogue), £36.15.0 to Bryant for Woodhouse; John Woodhouse, 1801, lot 104 of the 3rd day, £52.0.0 to Hibbert; George Hibbert, sale 1809, lot 249 of the 14th day, £56.14.0 to Carew; R.Pole Carew, sale 1835, lot 299, £220 to Molteno, against de Claussin, for Verstolk; Baron J.G. Verstolk van Soelen, sale 1848, lot 657, f 1800 (then £156.0.0) to Smith of Lisle Street; J.H. Hawkins; Duke of Buccleuch, sale lot 2028, £800 to Wunderlich; G.W. Vanderbilt; J.P. Morgan, 1905.Francis Grose (18th century?), Richmond; John Barnard (d.1784), London; George Hibbert (1757-1837), London; Reginald Pole Carew (late 18th century-early 19th century?), London?; Baron Jan Gijsbert Verstolk van Soelen (1776-1845), Hague and Soelen; John Heywood Hawkins (1803-1877), London and Bignor Park; Walter Francis, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (1806-1884), London and Dalkeith; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.

Watermark: Fleur-de-lis in shield, surmounted by crown, (Strasbourg lily)..


According to Rovinski, there was a maculature in the August II collection, Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen, Dresden. (White and Boon)
Simple cross-hatching on the upper part of the breast on the right. (White and Boon)
Wide margins: 19-21 mm at the top, 15-16 mm at the bottom, and 18-20 mm at the sides.