Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Jan Antonides van der Linden
Etching, engraving and drypoint, on paper.
172 x 105 mm
NHD 314, VI
Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Inscription in pen and brush in gray simulating printed text, "JOHANNES ANTONIDES VANDER LINDE / MEDICINÆ DOCTOR et JNSPECTOR / Collegii Med: Amstel. / De inde Professor in Academia Lugd. Bat.".
General reworking of the dark shadows with fine shading. The small area on the trees, just below the left point of the collar, previously only covered by diagonal lines, is now covered with cross-hatching. (White and Boon)
The platemark on the left side has been lost almost completely.