Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Print
Etching and drypoint on paper.
Plate Mark: 213 x 290 mm
NHD 184, II
Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Watermark: Strabourg Bend over letters "4" and "WR".
Simeon wears a skull cap. His and the Virgin's garments shaded more darkly with drypoint. Joseph's beard shortened by burnishing. (White and Boon)