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Woman Reading


Etching of a woman reading a book.  2nd state of 3 states.  The woman's left sleeve is wider than in the first state.  The width of the plate has been reduced by 2 mm on the left.  In the third state, there is a double outline around the tip of the nose, and slipped stroke crosses the cheek.  The third state is not by Rembrandt.

Artist: Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn (1606 - 1669)

Title: Woman Reading

Medium: Etching on paper

Dates: 1634

Dimensions: 6 in. x 5 in.

Signature/Inscription: Rembrandt 1634; In plate - Upper center

Culture: Dutch

Accession Number: A1959.27.21

Credit: Gift of Mrs. Howard M. Morse

Tags: 17th century, book, dutch, etching, print, reading, rembrandt, woman, works on paper