Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669)Original Drypoint Etching.
Self Portrait. Circa 1655. Image 2 1/2" x 3". Framed.
A good impression of the second and final state, trimmed on or just within the platemark. Early 20th century impression, with the fine contrasting still showing well.
Provenance ; Richard Schwarz Collection, Stage House II. Boulder Co.
Rembrandt�s etchings are, perhaps, history�s most catalogued works of art. Internationally renowned in his lifetime, they remain among the most collectible of all works on paper. In addition to their obvious aesthetic value they are also remarkable historical documents, providing an intimate record of the times and insightful psychological revelations of the artist himself.