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Rembrandt (D'après) (1606 - 1669) - Ritratto di Clement de Jonghe

20.5 x 16.3 cm

Beautiful heliogravure test on laid paper with clearly visible watermark, P.G. Hamerton and Campbell Dodgson of 1905.

Portrait of typographer Clement de Jonghe, three-quarter length seated on a wooden chair, facing, wearing a buttoned jacket, flat white collar, cloak, gloves and hat with wide edge curled upwards, left hand hanging along his body, the right tucked under the cloak with the elbow at the height of the abdomen;

Painter, draftsman and engraver of portraits, landscapes and historical and biblical subjects. Born in Leiden, son of a miller; in 1620 after completing his studies at the Leiden Latin School he enrolled at the University of Leiden; he began a three-year apprenticeship in Leiden with a minor painter Jacob Isaacz. Swanenburgh (qv); from 1624-5 pupil of Pieter Lastman (qv), a prominent painter in Amsterdam, for about six months after which he established himself as an independent painter in Leiden and worked closely with Jan Lievens. Around 1631 he settled permanently in Amsterdam; married Saskia van Uylenburgh (qv) in 1634; in 1649 Hendrickje Stoffels enters his house as a servant and they have a daughter, Cornelia, together; 1656-8 his possessions, art collection and house were sold to pay off his creditors.

Object Print
Artist Rembrandt (D'après) (1606 - 1669)
Title of artwork Ritratto di Clement de Jonghe
Period 1700 and before
Technique Etching, drypoint and burin
Signature Not signed
Condition Good condition
Total dimensions 486×380×0 mm
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