Etching a. dry point, 15,5 x 13,2 cm (6.1 x 5.2''), lo. ri. sign. a. dat. in the plate Rembrandt f 1655. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Bartsch 35, Hollstein 35, Hind 283. - Provenance: Bought by Graf Georg Vitzthum, professor for history of art in Göttingen, at the Kunstantiquariat C. G. Boerner in Leipzig 2.9.1941; thence by descent. - One of the most eminent artists of all times. R's. oeuvre covers almost every genre a. sujet. His masterful compositions a. his painting technique with ist distribution of light rich in contrast as well as his colouring influenced generations of artists.