REMBRANDT: St Jerome kneeling in prayer, looking down - 1635
Etching, 114 x 81 mm. Bartsch 102, Biörklund and Barnard 35-H, New Hollstein 142, 1st state (of 2).
Impression of the 1st state (of 2) before the plate was re-bitten and before the additional work, for example the horizontal strokes added to St Jerome’s right elbow.
Very fine impression printed on laid paper. Thread margins all around the platemark. The bottom left corner (1 cm x 2 cm) reattached. Two light stains in the right part.