The Ship of Fortune

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1633
Etching on paper.
113 x 166 mm
RvR 176
NHD 123, II
Provenance: 
Johann Carl Diedrich Hebich (1818-1891), Hamburg; Gerhardt Joachim Schmidt (?;1742-1801), Hamburg; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed and dated lower right (on the boat), "Rembrandt.f.1633".
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Watermark: None.
Cross-hatching added to the shading on Fortune's back in etching.
Plate reduced [from 113 x 184 mm].
The signature, partly burnished out, covered with shading. (White and Boon)

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