Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
St. Jerome in a Dark Chamber
Etching, engraving and drypoint on paper.
151 x 173 mm
NHD 212, II
William Seguier (1771-1843), London; John Heywood Hawkins (1803-1877), London and Bignor Park; Walter Francis, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (1806-1884), London and Dalkeith; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
Watermark: Fleur-de-lis in shield, surmounted by crown, over letters "PR", (Strasbourg lily).
Window enlarged by burnishing away middle of curtain, which is now concave in outline. (White and Boon)