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Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap (B.265)

Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap

  • Etching and drypoint on laid paper, trimmed to the platemark. Signed and dated, Rembrandt f. 1640, upper left.  Pencil inscription, verso.  Collectors' stamps in the verso of: Martin Wigand, (Lugt 2623); and, Wilhelm Koller, (Lugt 2632).
  • Biorklund Barnard's second state of three, White and Boone's second state of two, and Nowell Eusticke's second state of three, showing wear in the slipt stroke from the cap to the left cheek.
  • According to Nowell Eusticke, a late second state impression showing the line of mouth and upper eyelid strengthened and also the "erased" thumb of the right hand above the present one. 
  • Nowell Eusticke refers to this seventeenth century impression as "quite good".
  • Plate no longer in existence.

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