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Self Portrait in a Heavy Fur Cap: Bust

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In plate UL: RHL 1631. Later inscriptions or marks: Verso LL in graphite pencil: 1.- 6 Verso LC in graphite pencil: 16 Verso LR in pen and brown ink : F. Rechberger 1799 [Lugt 2133] Verso LR stamped in black ink-- a star similar to Lugt 2897 but with a dot in the center Verso LC stamped in red ink--mark of Sewall, Lugt 1309


Franz Rechberger, dated 1799 (1771-1841, Vienna, curator of the cabinet of Count Moriz von Fries and of the Albertina, Lugt 2133); possibly Edward Smith, Jr. (active second half of the 19th century, London, cf. Lugt 2897); possibly in his sale, London, Sotheby's, 20 November 1880; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, 1897.

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Harvey D. Parker Collection


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 16; Hind 56


Platemark: 6.3 x 5.7 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.) Sheet: 6.4 x 5.8 cm ( 2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

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