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.

Date Made: 1645

Original Artist: Rembrandt van RijnPublisher: Basan

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Marsh Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0534.42Accession Number: 1978.0534Catalog Number: 1978.0534.42

Object Name: printetchingObject Type: Etching

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b4fe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1343444

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