The Circumcision: Small Plate

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
ca. 1630
Etching, with touches of drypoint on paper.
Plate Mark: 88 x 64 mm
RvR 75
NHD 55
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Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859), London and Packington Hall, Warwickshire; 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.
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Luke 2:21.
More contrast and more heavily inked than RvR 74.
One of two impressions in the Library (see RvR 74).
Only one state.
Upper margin trimmed and partially redrawn.

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