Rembrandt's head by himself, Copyed from the Original Painting now in the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Argyle.__
Etching, platemark 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼"). Fine impression; small margins; cream laid paper.
Supposed self-portrait by Rembrandt, as copied by Thomas Worlidge Senior (1700 - 1766), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Lifetime impression before Worlidge's widow Mary issued new impressions in 1767 with the number '72' added top right to correspond with the catalogue of his prints she produced.
State i/iii; W72; D190.
[Ref: 32883] £380.00