The Shell

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
The Shell
1650
Etching, engraving and drypoint on paper.
97 x 132 mm
RvR 235
NHD 247, II
Provenance: 
Josef Grünling (?) (d. 1845), Vienna; Anthony Poggi (end of 18th century and first quarter of 19th century, d. ca.1836), London and Paris; Johann Carl Diedrich Hebich (1818-1891), Hamburg; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Signed and dated lower left, "Rembrandt f.1650".
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Background and foreground shaded in with etching and burin. (White and Boon)

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