Contour of right cheek redefined with vertical lines. The additional work added in former state still visible but very worn. The face appears to have been lightened in tone by burnishing. (White and Boon)
Self Portrait Etching at a Window
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Etching and drypoint on paper.
160 x 130 mm
NHD 240, VI
George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
Signed and dated in drypiont on the banner upper left, "Rembrandt. f 1648" (in state II).