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 30
NHD 240, VI
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George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed and dated in drypiont on the banner upper left, "Rembrandt. f 1648" (in state II).
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Watermark: None.
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)

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