The Great Jewish Bride

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1635
Etching, engraving and drypoint, on paper.
219 x 168 mm
RvR 452
NHD 154, II
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Henry Brodhurst (ca. 1860), Dale Close and Mansfield; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Cf. preparatory drawing in Stockholm (Benesch 292). (White and Boon)
Still unfinished. Light parallel shading added on the right side of the forehead, previously white, immediately above her left eye; on the cheek below the right corner of her left eye; and on the shadow on the right of her nose, reducing the area of highlight on the bridge of the nose. (White and Boon)

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