Self Portrait with Saskia

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1636
Etching on paper.
104 x 95 mm
1949.5
NHD 158, III
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Harford; William Esdaile (1758-1837), Clapham Common, London; Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), London and Fonthill; Albert E. McVitty (1876-1948), Princeton; purchased at McVitty sale, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 28-29 November 1949.
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Signed and dated, "Rembrandt.f. 1636".
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Watermark: fragment, cross on crown. Watermark, beta radiograph. Cross, crown.
Collector's initial [L.2617/ W. Esdaile] in brown ink at right top corner.
False biting in dark shadow beside artist's cheek reworked. (White and Boon)
Impression with platetone.
One of two impressions of state III in the Library (see (P) 1975.42).

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