- Recueil Basan
Portrait of Arnold Tholinx, inspector; half-length seated at desk, directed to left but facing front, wearing a buttoned doublet, flat collar, robe and tall hat, leaning his arms on the armrests, holding reading glasses in his right, an open book and stack of papers in front of him, bottles beyond at right; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810; second state with framing line added in top half of image; copy in same direction after the etching by Rembrandt
Etching, drypoint and burin
- 1789-1797 (c.)
- Published in: Paris
- (Europe,France,Ile-de-France (département),Paris)
- Height: 189 millimetres
- Width: 154 millimetres
For an impression of the first state see F,6.69; for another impression of the second state see 1859,0806.25.
For comment on the volume, which was published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810, see 1941,0327.11.1
For the original Rembrandt etching see F,6.68.
Not on display (157*.b.26)
Prints & Drawings
Portrait of Arnold Tholinx, inspector; half-length seated at desk, directed to left but facing front, holding reading glasses; late impression, re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. c.1656 Etching, drypoint and burin
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Object reference number: PPA325204
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