Man at a Desk Wearing a Cross and Chain

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
Man at a Desk Wearing a Cross and Chain
1641
Etching and drypoint on paper.
154 x 102 mm
RvR 347
NHD 194, IV
Provenance: 
Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), London and Arlesford; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Signed and dated lower left, "Rembrandt f 1641".
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Watermark: None.
Outlines of the face and hair strengthened in drypoint. Much additional fine shading added to the shadow cast by the figure on the background. The guiding lines, which previously appeared below the sleeve, burnished away. (White and Boon)

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