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Old Man with a Long Beard

Artist:
Captain William E. Baillie (Irish, County Kilbride 1723–1810 London)
Artist:
After Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Date:
1761
Medium:
Etching; first state of three (Meyer)
Dimensions:
plate: 5 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. (14 x 10.5 cm) sheet: 6 x 4 3/8 in. (15.2 x 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.3148
Not on view
Signature: in plate, lower right, the artist's initials: "WB"

Inscription: in plate: Dilator, spe lentus, iners, pavidusq; futuri; / Difficilis, querulus"
Le Blanc I.122.89 i/ii; Meyer 49 i/iii; Wurzbach, II, p. 436; The Works of Captain William Baillie, pub. Boydell, ca. 1761-71, no. 15.
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