Jan Uytenbogaert, the Receiver General
25.4 cm x 20.6 cm (10 in. x 8 1/8 in.)
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (aka Rembrandt)
(Leiden, The Netherlands, 1606 - 1669, Amsterdam)
Medium and Support:
Etching and drypoint
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Gift of the children of L.M. Tonkin, 1966
Uytenbogaert was Receiver General of Holland–the country's tax collector. He is shown having just weighed a bag of gold and entered it in a ledger. This imrpession, probably printed in the 18th century, has lost much of its depth and texture.