Bust of a Man Wearing a High Cap, Three-Quarters Right: The Artist's Father (?)

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1630
Etching and drypoint on paper.
51 x 46 mm
RvR 443
NHD 57, III
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Jan Baptist de Graaf (1742-1804), Amsterdam; Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876), Paris; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Signed in monogram and dated upper left, "RL 1630"
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Plate cut down [from 107 x 89 mm]. In later impressions the fine drypoint lines covering part of the white fur lining of the coat disappear. (White and Boon)

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