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Old Woman Sleeping
An etching depicting an old woman who has fallen asleep reading a book. She is holding her head with her left hand and her reading glasses with her right. Bartsch catalog #350. The collectors mark of Robert Deighton is in the upper right corner.
Rembrandt was not only a master painter painter, but he was also a master of etchings. His etchings span most of his career and take on a wide array of subjects, just like his paintings.
Artist: Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn (1606 - 1669)
Title: Old Woman Sleeping
Medium: Etching on paper
Dimensions: 2.75 in. x 2 in.
Accession Number: A1959.6.14
Credit: Gift of Henry Schnakenberg in Memory of Daniel Schnakenberg