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Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Beggar in a High Cap, Standing and Leaning on a Stick, 1629

Artist: Rembrant Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: Beggar in a High Cap, Standing and Leaning on a Stick
Date: 1629
Medium: Etching on paper
Description: This 17th century impression, “a very rare, large beggar plate,” received Usticke's RRR- rating. According to New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish, this state is II of II. In the first state, the plate edges are rough with very sharp corners. The edges are uneven with square corners and inky plate edges. In this, the second state, the plate edges have been smoothened and the corners are now rounded. Provenance: British Museum, duplicate (Lugt 301 and 305)
Reference: NHD 41; B 162; H 15; BB 31-1
Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.
Framed Dimensions: 20 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.
Inventory Number: 162912397
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