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Original etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Signed and dated in the plate upper left Rembrandt f. 1637.
A strong, clear and sharp 17th century/lifetime impression of Bartsch, Hind, Biorklund-Barnard, and New Hollstein’s only state, Usticke’s first state of two, of this rare etching (characterized by G.W. Nowell-Usticke in his 1967 catalogue Rembrandt’s Etchings: States and Values as “a rare plate, with a handsome portrait” and assigned his scarcity rating of “RR” [50 to 75 impressions extant in that year]).
Catalog: Bartsch 313; Hind 150; Biorklund-Barnard 37-B; Usticke 313 i/ii: New Hollstein 163.