REMBRANDT: Self-portrait, frowning: bust - 1630



Etching, 72 x 60 mm (platemark). Bartsch 10, Biörklund and Barnard 30-M, Hind 30, New Hollstein 68 III/III

Impression of the final state, the plate cut down by Rembrandt ; with traces of one of the two horizontal lines through the hair in the second state.

Fine impression on laid paper; the right cheek just beginning to wear out.

Very good condition, a few very pale tiny foxmarks. With thread margins (sheet: 75 x 62 mm).

Very scarce  self-portrait by Rembrandt.

The Self-portrait, frowning belongs to a series of four etchings made in 1630, in which Rembrandt expressed surprise, anger, mockery or aggressivity.

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