Rembrandt "Self Portrait with His Saskia" Etching
Original great image conceived by Rembrandt and etched by Charles H. Hodges and pulled from the copper plate in late 19th century impression on arches laid paper with margins. Etched work measures approximately 3.5" by 6.25". This is in mint condition.
Charles Howard Hodges (1764-183 Originally from Britain, Charles Howard Hodges started at a young age as a promising engraver-etcher, draughtsman, painter and art dealer. He was the son of a miniature painter and grew up in artistic circles. In 1782 he enrolled at the Royal Academy Schools in London. After a visit to the Netherlands with the art dealer William Humphrey (1740-1810)
Having become acquainted with the Netherlands through a fellow art dealer, he settled in The Hague in 1792. Later, he moved to Amsterdam with his family, where he acquired a large clientele as a portrait painter. Hodges painted the leading figures of successive political regimes: Stadholder William V, Louis Bonaparte, Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and King William I as well as an array of lesser dignitaries.
Hodges also influenced the development of Dutch cultural policy. He advised William I on the major restitution of thousands of works of paintings and prints taken by the French for the museums of Paris.
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Auction prices:
Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Grand
Pr. 188($273)
Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837), after Rubens
The Drunken Silenus
Pr. 813($1,185)
Pr. 200($397)
Attributed to Charles Howard Hodges (Portsmouth 1764-1837 Amsterdam)
Portrait of Rogier Gerard van Polanen,
Pr. ?1,875($2,919)
Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837), after John Rising
William Wilberforce Esq
Pr. 813($1,615)
Guardian Angels par Charles
Pr. ?144($197)
Circle of Charles Howard Hodges (Portsmouth 1764-1837 Amsterdam)
Portrait of a man, bust-length, in a
Pr. ?1,080($1,386)
Charles Howard Hodges (London 1764-1837 Amsterdam)
Portrait of Anne Madeleine Henritte de
Pr. ?2,868($3,645)
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