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- Recueil Basan
Portrait of the goldsmith Jan Lutma; three-quarter length seated in an arm-chair to left, his elbows resting on the arms of his chair while holding a long object on a small stand (statuette?) in his right hand, glancing down to right at a puncher and a little hammer on the table beside him at right, next to a carved drinking bowl, wearing a fur-trimmed cloak and soft hat, vase in window sill in the background; posthumous fourth state with shading added to table around hammer, side of the bowl, lower left corner of the image, sitter's right hand and cuff, clothes, back of chair, right of top arch of the niche, wall below the window, and below the table with lines protruding over lower edge of image, after the address of Lutma's son had been added, before complete re-work and vertical shading across the the right hand; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. 1656
Etching, engraving and drypoint
- Published in: Paris
- (Europe,France,Ile-de-France (département),Paris)
- Height: 197 millimetres
- Width: 149 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered within image, in top left (very faint): "Rembrandt f. 1656". Lettered within image, at right: "Joannes Lutma Aurificx / natus Groningae".
For and impression of the first state and comment see 1910,0212.403
The re-work was possibly done by Plonski (see Hinterding et al. in comment of 1910,0212.403).
For comment on the volume, which was published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810, see 1941,0327.11.1
Prints & Drawings
Portrait of the goldsmith Jan Lutma; three-quarter length seated in an arm-chair to left, his elbows resting on the arms of his chair while holding a long object on a small stand (statuette?) in his right hand, glancing down to right at a puncher and a little hammer on the table beside him at right, next to a carved drinking bowl, wearing a fur-trimmed cloak and soft hat, with a vase on a window-sill behind him; late impression, re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. 1656 Etching and drypoint
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Object reference number: PPA325150
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