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  • Description

    Self-portrait of Rembrandt with Saskia; both facing front, Rembrandt to right; third state reworked by another hand. 1636 Etching
    Watermark: Countermark AG (Hinterding catalogue, similar to variant A.a.; Hinterding does not list a countermark for this print)

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1636
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 105 millimetres
    • Width: 95 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with Rembrandt's signature and date, in top left: "Rembrandt f. / 1636".
  • Curator's comments

    For an impression of the first state and comment see F,4.22.

  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1923 144.III bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 158.III (Rembrandt) bibliographic details
    • White & Boon 1969 19.III bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    1843,0607.1 to 233 is the so-called 'second' collection of etchings by Rembrandt purchased by the Trustees from W & G Smith in 1843 to form a series that was intended to be consulted by visitors to the Print Room, in order to save wear and tear on the 'first' series, which contained the rare states and valuable items and which was to be reserved for connoisseurs and experts in the subject. See Josi's report to the Trustees dated 5 July 1843. Since 1843 many of the prints have been sold or exchanged as duplicates.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


Self portrait with Saskia; both facing front, Rembrandt to r.  1636  Etching

Self portrait with Saskia; both facing front, Rembrandt to r. 1636 Etching

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