Jan Lutma, The Elder, Goldsmith and Sculptor

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
Jan Lutma, The Elder, Goldsmith and Sculptor
1656
Etching, engraving and drypoint on paper.
196 x 150 mm
RvR 382
NHD 293, II
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Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Signed and dated upper center, "Rembrandt f. 1656" (in state II). Inscribed, "Joannes Lutma Aurifex Natus Groningae".
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A deep window embrasure has been added in the background. The engraved inscription "Joannes Lutma Aurifex Natus Groningae" appears to the right of Lutma's elbow. The signature and date appear in the upper left corner of the window. (Boston 1969, p. 149)

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