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
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
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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