St. Jerome Praying: Arched

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1632
Etching on paper.
sheet: 111 x 83 mm; plate mark: 108 x 80 mm
RvR 159
NHD 112, I
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Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Signed and dated, "Rembrandt ft.1632".
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Lion and the cave retouched with burin.
One of two impressions of state II in the Library (see RvR 160).
Preparatory drawing in Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Benesch 59). (White and Boon)
The right half of the arch that was not continuous in previous state, now defined.

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