Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Nude Man Seated Before a Curtain
Etching on paper.
164 x 96 mm
John Heywood Hawkins (1803-1877), London and Bignor Park; Walter Francis, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (1806-1884), London and Dalkeith; M.W. (?) [Lugt.1920]; D. Danby (?) [Lugt.736a]; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
Signed and dated lower left, "Rembrandt.f.1646".
Contrasty, clear impression in deep black.
One of two impressions of state I in the Library (see RvR 272).
The hair beside the right cheek visible. (White and Boon)