The plate cut down [from 118 x 97 mm] to the head and shoulders. Shaded background added behind head. Monogram and dated added lower right. (White and Boon)
Bald Headed Man in Profile Right: The Artist's Father (?)
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Etching and drypoint on paper.
69 x 58 mm
NHD 62, V
Ignace-Joseph de Claussin (1766-1844), Paris and London; 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.
Signed in monogram and dated lower left (in drypoint), "RHL 1630" (in state III).