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Beggar Leaning on a Stick, Facing Left

Artist:
Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Date:
ca. 1630
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to platemark): 3 3/8 × 1 13/16 in. (8.6 × 4.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.72.156
Not on view
Rembrandt made many small etchings of beggars. His alacrity with the etching needle is demonstrated in the way he captured the figure's stance and clothes with only a few quick, well-conceived lines.
Marking: Collector's mark of John Barnard (Lugt 1419), his initials in pen and brown ink on upper edge, verso
John Barnard (British, 1709–1784); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
New Hollstein (Rembrandt) I.66.46; Hollstein XVIII.80.163; Hind 44.9
Arthur M. Hind A Catalogue of Rembrandt's Etchings. London, 1923, cat. no. 45.9.

F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010, cat. no. XVIII.80.163.

F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings, and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. 2008, cat. no. Rembrandt, part I.66.46, ill.



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