SELF-PORTRAIT IN A VELVET CAP WITH PLUME

Rembrandt Van Rijn
SELF-PORTRAIT IN A VELVET CAP WITH PLUME
etching
1638

An original Rembrandt Van Rijn etching.

1638

Original etching printed in black ink on laid paper. 

A clear 19th century impression of Bartsch’s only state, Usticke’s third and final state, New Hollstein’s fourth state of four, printed after the signature which had worn out and disappeared in earlier states was clumsily redrawn.  Printed at the H.L. Basan workshop circa 1807-08. 

Catalog: Bartsch 20; Hind 156; Biorklund-Barnard 38-B; Usticke 20 iii/iii; New Hollstein 170 iv/iv.