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Print, Beggars receiving alms at the door of a house

This is a Print. It was created by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. It is dated 1648 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is eching on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Walter W. Naumburg.

It is signed

Lower right: "Rembrandt f. 1648"

It is inscribed

lower margin: "no 170 Gt mendicants avant le porte d'un maison"

Cite this object as

Print, Beggars receiving alms at the door of a house; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669); eching on laid paper; 1952-156-39

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