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Title

Beggars receiving alms at the door of a house

1648


Artist

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Netherlands

1606 - 1669


Details


Alternative title

The hurdy gurdy player and his family receiving alms


Date

1648


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching and drypoint


Edition

i of 3 states


Dimensions

16.5 x 12.9 cm platemark/sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., [incised plate] "Rembrandt. ... 1648".


Credit

Purchased 1933


Location

Not on display


Accession number

444


Artist information

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Artist profile

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no: 105

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Etchings by Rembrandt, Sydney, 1948. cat.no. 17