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Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, The Baptism of the Eunuch, 1641

Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: The Baptism of the Eunuch
Date: 1641
Medium: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
Signature: Signed and dated lower right in the plate "Rembrandt f 1641"
Description: A very good, well-inked possible late 17th to early 18th century impression with strong contrasts and with all the details distinct. Biörklund's second state (of 2). Usticke's second state (of 4), before the later Basan printings. White and Boon's second state (of 2). New Hollstein's III state (of IV) in which a little (+) has been added in drypoint in the lower left corner. Foolscap with a 7-pointed collar watermark, circa 1714 (Heawood 2083) (Ash/Fletcher 20 L. a., they cite the same watermark on an impression of this subject in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam). The plate is at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris.
Reference: B. 98; H. 182; BB 41-E; New Hollstein 186
Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Framed Dimensions: 20 7/8 x 24 7/8 in.
Inventory Number: 098913441
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