The Artist's Mother: Head Only, Full Face

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1628
Etching on paper.
63 x 64 mm
RvR 468
NHD 6, II
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John Barnard (d.1784), London; August Artaria (1807-1893), Vienna; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed in monogram and dated center left, "RHL 1628" (the '2' reversed in state II).
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Hood completed. Signed and dated. Plate cut [from 85 x 72 mm]. (White and Boon)
Margins: 1-1.5 mm at the bottom, and trimmed within the platemark at the other three sides.
One of two impressions of state II in the Library (see RvR 469), this one earlier impression than RvR 469.

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