Clement de Jonghe, Printseller

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1651
Etching, drypoint and burin on paper.
207 x 161 mm
Purchase.
1947.5
NHD 264, III
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Pierre Mariette (1634-1716), Paris; John Heywood Hawkins (1803-1877), London and Bignor Park; Marsden Jasael Perry (1850-1937), Providence; Otto Gerstenberg (1848-1935), Berlin; Mrs. Dudley Alcott; purchased from Richard Zinser, Forest Hills, New York, October 23, 1947.
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Signed and dated, "Rembrandt f. 1651".
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Collector's signature and date in verso, "P. mariette. 1670". Also inscription in Mariette's hand, "Clement de Johnge marchand de tailles douces a Amsterdam 1668".
The shape of the hat has been made more regular and a hatband added. Additional work casts the right side of the sitter's features into deeper shadow. A framing arch has been sketchily indicated in drypoint. (Boston 1969, p. 55)

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