REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN
Leiden 1606 – 1669 Amsterdam

Bearded Old Man in Fur Cap, c. 1635

Etching
Signed and monogrammed in the plate upper left: Rembrandt, R (in reverse)
Watermark: Foolscap (partially visible, Ash-Fletcher No. 19)
11.2 x 10.3 cm, with narrow margin all around

LITERATURE
Bartsch 290, Hind 130, Hollstein 290, New Hollstein Dutch 148/II (IV).

DESCRIPTION
In 1635 Rembrandt made several portraits and tronies in print, among them this contemplative man with a fur cap. Rich impression, no signs of wear, printing with great contracts and fine vertical whipping marks, pinhole and a small restoration at the upper right verso, trimmed outside or to the platemark, in very good condition. Lifetime impressions are rare.

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