Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Old Woman Seated in a Cottage, with a String of Onions on the Wall
Etching on paper.
126 x 85 mm
NHD 26, II
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.
Signed in monogram and dated upper right (not by Rembrandt), "Rt. 1631" (in state II).
Plate cut down [from 128 x 85 mm]. Signature and date added. Borderline added. Münz believed that the second and third states were the work of a van Vliet. (White and Boon)