Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, St. Jerome Praying: Arched Print, 1632
Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: St. Jerome Praying: Arched Print
Medium: Etching on paper
Signature: Signed and dated in the plate, 'Rembrandt ft. .1632.'
Description: Probable 17th/possible early 18th century impression. A delicate impression of White and Boon's third and final state with narrow margins. New Hollstein's IV state (of V) in which the outline has been further strengthened. Many of the shadow parts darkened using a mezzotint rocker; for instance those of the background top left, inside of the grotto behind the lion and the foliage top right reworked. A preparatory drawing in pen and ink of a kneeling figure in prayer in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Benesch 59).
Reference: Bartsch 101; H. 94; BB 32-B; New Hollstein 112
Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.
Framed Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.
Inventory Number: 101904712Categories: Mid Level, Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn Tag: Etchings