Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Leper ('Lazarus Klep')
Etching on paper.
86 x 60 mm
NHD 18, VII
John Barnard (d. 1784), London; Johann Carl Diedrich Hebich (1818-1891), Hamburg; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Signed in monogram and dated upper left (not by Rembrandt), "RHL 1631" (in state II).
Plate cut down again [third time]. Heavy shading added to the bank on which the man sits. Vertical shading added to the left border of the cloak. (White and Boon)