Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Artist's Mother, Head and Bust: Three Quarters Right
Etching on paper.
65 x 63 mm
NHD 5, II
Edward Smith Jr. (2nd half of 19th century), London; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Signed in monogram and dated, "RHL 1628" (the '2' reversed in state II).
Plate trimmed [from 67/66 x 63 mm]. (White and Boon)
Strokes added under right eye. Bust elaborated and completed. Signed and dated.