Jan Lutma, the elder, Goldsmith and Sculptor
19.8 cm x 15.1 cm (7 13/16 in. x 5 15/16 in.)
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (aka Rembrandt)
(Leiden, The Netherlands, 1606 - 1669, Amsterdam)
Medium and Support:
Etching, drypoint and burin
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, University Purchase, 1961
Lutma was a famous goldsmith in Amsterdam. Rembrandt depticts him with a statuette in his right hand, the tools of his trade at his left. This impression is late, with the work in drypoint worn, the shadows pale, and the light harsh.