Rembrandt etching a plate

Description
Trimmed inside plate mark. Print attributed to Pierre Francois Basan after a plate once attributed to Rembrandt. Text lightly etched in lower margin: "Rembrandt gravant une planche/oeuvre de Mr Marriette." [Parisian collector/dealer P. J. Mariette] Pencil note "a portrait of himself" inside image above margin may be in Geo. P. Marsh's hand.See NHD 304, copy a; Hind 300 A; Biorklund-Barnard reject 81.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
etching
Object Type
Etching
date made
1645
original artist
Rembrandt van Rijn
publisher
Basan
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 13 cm x 6.4 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 17/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.42
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.42
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Marsh Collection
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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