Grotesque Profile: Man in a High Cap

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
ca. 1629
Etching on paper.
37 x 25 mm (arched)
Purchase.
1947.6
NHD 35, I
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Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna (duplicate); Mrs. George A. Martin, sale Parke-Bernet, New York, Feb 11, 1947, no. 236; purchased through Knoedler.
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Back of neck nearly white. Right side of cap band unshaded. (White and Boon)
Etching by Rembrandt only known in later states reworked by a pupil.
See Schuckman et al. 1996, no. 31.
The model is very similar to B.135 and to B.399. Münz believes that already in the first state van Vliet had worked over Rembrandt's original. (White and Boon)

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