Self Portrait Etching at a Window

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1648
Etching and drypoint on paper.
160 x 130 mm
RvR 27
NHD 240, I
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Thomas Worlidge (1700-1766), Bath and London, his sale 1767; British Museum (Duplicate), London; Robert Dighton (ca.1752-1814), London; Sir Henry S. Theobald (1847-1934), London, his sale Stuttgart, May 1910, bought by Meder; Otto Gerstenberg (1848-1935), Berlin; purchased by J.P. Morgan Jr. from Harlow & Co., January 2 1923.
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Watermark: None.
Bold drypoint strokes contrast with the web of etched lines. An incompletely burnished area of previous work appears on the papers below the artist's right hand. (Boston 1969, no. 6)
Collector's mark [L 727/ R. Dighton] appears in window.

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