Three Heads of Women, One Lightly Etched.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
Three Heads of Women, One Lightly Etched.
ca. 1637
Etching on paper.
127 x 103 mm
RvR 481
NHD 162, III
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Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859), London and Packington Hall, Warwickshire; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Watermark: Crown, probably fragment of Strasbourg lily.
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Cf. the drawing of "Saskia in a straw Hat", in Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin-Dahlem (Benesch 427). (White and Boon)
Scratches in the upper half of the plate, and the signature burnished out. (White and Boon)

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