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  • Old man with a divided fur cap
    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669
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Old man with a divided fur cap

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Amsterdam (made)

  • Date:

    1640 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and drypoint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Etching and drypoint depicting a three-quarter length portrait of a bearded man wear a fur cap which is divided in the middle. His closed right hand is resting on his chest.

Place of Origin

Amsterdam (made)


1640 (made)


Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and drypoint

Marks and inscriptions

Rembrandt f 1640
Signed and dated


Height: 15 cm, Width: 13.7 cm

Object history note

C.A. Ionides Bequest.

Descriptive line

Etching and drypoint by Rembrandt van Rijn, 'Old man with a divided fur cap', first state. Amsterdam, 1640.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from V&A Internal Catalogue
Bartsch, Adam von. Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes qui forment l'oeuvre de Rembrandt (Vienna, 1797). B.265
White, Christopher and Boon, Karel G. Rembrandt's Etchings: An Illustrated Critical Catalogue in Two Volumes, I. Text. (Amsterdam: Van Gendt & Co; London: A. Zwemmer Ltd., 1969).
Blanc, Charles, L'oeuvre complet de Rembrandt, décrit et commenté, (Paris, 1859-61).
Hind, Arthur M. A Catalogue of Rembrandt's Etchings. (London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1923).
Biörklund George. Rembrandt's Etchings, True and False: A Summary Catalogue in a Distinctive Chronological Order and Completely Illustrated, (Stockholm, London & Paris, 1955) (2nd ed. 1968).


Paper (fiber product); Printing ink


Etching (printing process); Drypoint

Subjects depicted

Caps (headgear); Male figure


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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