Self Portrait in Cap and Dark Cloak: Bust

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
ca. 1631
Etching on paper.
66 x 60 mm
RvR 6
NHD 95, III
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Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Watermark: None.
Etching by Rembrandt only known in later states reworked by a pupil.
One of two impressions of state III in the Library (see RvR 7), this one more heavily inked than RvR 7.
Outline of left shoulder straightened. Nearly horizontal lines added on bust at right. (White and Boon)
Probably reworked by Van Vliet. (White and Boon)
See Schuckman et al. 1996, no. 13.

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