Self Portrait in a Slant Fur Cap: Bust

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
ca. 1631
Etching and engraving on paper.
62 x 56 mm
RvR 16
NHD 97, I
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Hugh Howard (1675-1737), London; 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 (not by Rembrandt), "RH 1631".
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Watermark: None.
Etching by Rembrandt only known in later states reworked by a pupil.
Failure in biting on right cheek. (White and Boon)
Probably reworked by Van Vliet. (White and Boon)
See Schuckman et al. 1996, no. 14.

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