Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Jan Lutma, Goldsmith, 1656

Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: Jan Lutma, Goldsmith
Date: 1656
Medium: Etching, engraving and drypoint on paper
Signature: Signed and dated in the plate upper center, 'Rembrandt | f. 1656'
Description: A later 18th century impression of White and Boon's third and final state. Beautiful contrasts, with margins. New Hollstein's IV state (of V). Reworked throughout with much additional shading, for instance in the area beneath the table, lower right (the ends of extra diagonal shading lines protrude over the lower edge of the image), on the table left of the hammer and around the hammer, the lower left corner, the sitter's right hand and cuff and the area left of this hand, to his clothes (below the white collar and on his left shoulder), and to the back of the chair, for example just right of the sitter's head and below the small lion's head to the right. There also appears to be additional areas of diagonal shading added along the wall.
Reference: B. 276; H. 290; BB. 56-C, New Hollstein 293
Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.
Framed Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 20 in.
Inventory Number: 276908423
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