Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Flight into Egypt: A Sketch
Etching and burin on paper.
Plate Mark: 79 x 50 mm
NHD 4, V
Heneage Finch, 5th Duke of Aylesford (1786-1859), London and Packington Hall, Warwickshire; August Artaria (1807-1893), Vienna; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Much additional shading with the burin on cheek, left arm and hand, the right leg and the left foot. [Additions n]ot by Rembrandt. (R.183) (White and Boon)
The added work from the fourth state onwards can hardly be by Rembrandt (Hind).