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Saint Jerome in a Dark Chamber

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Inscription

Lower center: Rembrandt f. 1642 Verso lower right in graphite pencil: first impression with the / narrow casement

Marks

Verso lower left stamped in black ink-- mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Lugt 119

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, 16 April-12 May 1877, lot 862, on 30 April; W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard; her gift to MFA, January 1962.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen

1642

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 105 i; Hind 201 i

Dimensions

Platemark: 15 x 17.6 cm (5 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.) Sheet: 15.1 x 17.6 cm (5 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.1363

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint, and engraving

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