Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Manasseh Ben Israel
Etching on paper.
149 x 103 mm
NHD 156, III
Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Signed and dated center right, "Rembrandt f 1636".
Some further shading added to the hat, e.g. vertical lines to area above the sitter's right temple, just above the hair. Outline of brim is now clearly defined from the hair and forehead. Some accidental marks appear at the bottom of the plate. (White and Boon)