A Blind Hurdy-Gurdy Player and Family Receiving Alms

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1648
Etching and drypoint on paper.
165 x 128 mm
RvR 257
NHD 243, I
Provenance: 
George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed and dated lower right, "Rembrandt. f. 1648".
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Watermark: None.
Shading on door-post around head of almsgiver and half-door below him in open cross-hatching. The shadow cast by the boy's jacket on the right part of his trousers is drawn in short verticals. (White and Boon)
Trimmed within the platemark.

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