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Recueil Basan

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1941,0327.11.92

  • Title (series)

    • Recueil Basan
  • Description

    Portrait of Abraham Francen, apothecary; seated in a chair directed to left, beside window at right, looking at a sheet of paper he holds between outstretched arms, an open book, statuette and skull on the table before him at left, triptych on wall with curtain from the window hung over its right panel, smaller framed image on wall left of triptych; posthumous twelfth state with re-work of the shadows on the sitter's face with regular parallel lines and cross-hatching, hair re-drawn, diagonal shading added to left sleeve, cross-hatching added to wall above table; re-work by Henri Louis Basan workshop; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. c.1657
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1656 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 158 millimetres
    • Width: 207 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    For an impression of the first state and comment see F,6.33

    The rework was possibly done by Pierre Henri Basan.

    For comment on the volume, which was published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810, see 1941,0327.11.1

  • Bibliography

    • White+Boon 273.X bibliographic details
    • Hind 291.X bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 301.XII (Rembrandt) bibliographic details
  • Location

    157*.b.26

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1941

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1941,0327.11.92

Portrait of Abraham Francen, apothecary; seated on stool in interior beside window, reading, triptych on wall; late impression, re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810.  c.1656
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Portrait of Abraham Francen, apothecary; seated on stool in interior beside window, reading, triptych on wall; late impression, re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. c.1656 Etching

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