Jan Cornelis Sylvius, Preacher

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1646
Etching, engraving and drypoint on paper.
278 x 188 mm
RvR 388
NHD 235, II
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Purchased from Knoedler & Co., April 1925.
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Signed and dated upper center, "Rembrandt 1646".
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[A small area between the corner of the sitter's right eye and the eyebrow, which is only covered with diagonal shading], now shaded with cross hatching. (White and Boon)
One of three impressions of state II in the Library (see RvR 389 & RvR 390).
The upper margin not yet cleaned or the slip of the graver in the upper right hand corner burnished out.

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