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Image: Ragged Peasant with His Hands behind Him, Holding a Stick

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Ragged Peasant with His Hands behind Him, Holding a Stick

17th century
92 x 67 mm (3.6 x 2.6 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on cream laid paper
State: Fourth state
Print impression quality: Good
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Brussels, Bibliotheque Royale (Lugt 261, Lugt 1741); Duc d’Arenberg, Brussels (Lugt 567); Providence, RI, M.J. Perry (Lugt 1880); stamp of crown over double “l” on lower left corner
Bibliography: Bartsch 172 fourth or fifth state; H. 16; Münz 117; BB. 30-7. White and Boon on this state: plate cut to 92 x 67 mm.; small white area at bottom of left arm now shaded, but no additional crosshatching applied to trousers (but there seems some in DAC impression).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1970
Accession Number: 1970.19.1

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  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • hands - From TGM:
  • human body - From TGM:
  • peasants - Use for free people who support themselves by tilling the soil, either as small landholders or hired laborers. For the social class comprised of these people, use "peasantry." For those in a condition of servitude under feudalism, owing services to a lord and commonly attached to the lord's land, use "serfs." [December 1992 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 92 x 67 mm (3.6 x 2.6 in.)

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