Self Portrait in a Heavy Fur Cap: Bust

1631
Artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 16; Hind 56

Dimensions

Platemark: 6.3 x 5.7 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.) Sheet: 6.4 x 5.8 cm ( 2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P386

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate UL: RHL 1631.
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso LL in graphite pencil: 1.- 6
Verso LC in graphite pencil: 16
Verso LR in pen and brown ink : F. Rechberger 1799 [Lugt 2133]
Verso LR stamped in black ink-- a star similar to Lugt 2897 but with a dot in the center
Verso LC stamped in red ink--mark of Sewall, Lugt 1309

Provenance

Franz Rechberger, dated 1799 (1771-1841, Vienna, curator of the cabinet of Count Moriz von Fries and of the Albertina, Lugt 2133); possibly Edward Smith, Jr. (active second half of the 19th century, London, cf. Lugt 2897); possibly in his sale, London, Sotheby's, 20 November 1880; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund