Rembrandt Van Rijn
etching & drypoint
An original Rembrandt Van Rijn etching & drypoint print.
(The Young Harringh)
Original etching and drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper.
Signed in the plate in the lowest segment of the window at right Rembrandt f 1655 (the “6” reversed).
An 18th century impression of Bartsch’s fifth state of five; Usticke’s fourth state of five, New Hollstein’s fourth state of six, printed after the copper plate was cut down to show just the head and bust, but prior to the plate being completely reworked with cross-hatching to the wall behind the sitter and the additional shading to his face and collar.
Catalog: Bartsch 275 v/v; Hind 288; Biorklund-Barnard 55-E; Usticke 275 iv/v; New Hollstein 292 iv/vi.
4 11/16 x 4 1/8 inches
Sheet Size: 5 ¼ x 4 ½ inches