Rembrandt van Rijn, ‘Self-portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume’, 1638, Print, Etching with delicate plate tone, Forum Auctions
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Rembrandt van Rijn

Self-portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume, 1638

Etching with delicate plate tone
5 1/5 × 4 in
13.2 × 10.2 cm
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a good but slightly later impression of New Hollstein's third state (of four), sheet 132 x …

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Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606–1669
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A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is considered the greatest artist of Holland's Golden Age. He worked from direct observation, and despite the evolution of his style over the course of his career, Rembrandt’s compelling descriptions of light, space, atmosphere, modeling, texture, and human affect are the result of intense perceptual study. A prominent portraitist, Rembrandt is most famous for The Night Watch (1642), a monumental painting of militia guards that features Rembrandt’s distinctive use of chiaroscuro.

Rembrandt van Rijn, ‘Self-portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume’, 1638, Print, Etching with delicate plate tone, Forum Auctions
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a good but slightly later impression of New Hollstein's third state (of four), sheet 132 x 102mm (5 1/4 x 4in), trimmed within the platemark, small repaired loss in the both left hand corners, paper thinning in places (unframed)

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Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606–1669
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A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is considered the greatest artist of Holland's Golden Age. He worked from direct observation, and despite the evolution of his style over the course of his career, Rembrandt’s compelling descriptions of light, space, atmosphere, modeling, texture, and human affect are the result of intense perceptual study. A prominent portraitist, Rembrandt is most famous for The Night Watch (1642), a monumental painting of militia guards that features Rembrandt’s distinctive use of chiaroscuro.

Rembrandt van Rijn

Self-portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume, 1638

Etching with delicate plate tone
5 1/5 × 4 in
13.2 × 10.2 cm
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