Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
Old Man Shading His Eyes, circa 1638
Etching and drypoint
Bartsch 259, Seidlitz 259, Hind 169 ii, BB 38-3, Nowell-Usticke 259 ii/V. An early second state as described in Nowell-Usticke of "a very uncommon, attractive plate". A fine and very rich impression with some burr printing in face and cap, in fine condition on laid paper. Partial thread margins on top, right, and left sides, trimmed slightly within the platemark on part of the right side and 1.5 mm on bottom edge. Ex-collection Michael Berolzheimer. This impression is richer than the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston impression of the same state.
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