The Card Player

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
The Card Player
1641
Etching on paper.
88 x 82 mm
RvR 213
NHD 193, III
Provenance: 
Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876), Paris; Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), London and Arlesford; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed and dated center left, "Rembrandt f 1641".
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Watermark: None.
Background evenly darkened, apparently the work of C.H. Watelet, who has etched his name at lower left corner, beneath white sleeve. (Hind)
Margins 2-4 mm
State III. (White and Boon acknowledges only two states, I & II.)

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