The present etching by Jan Lievens depicts the model known today as “Rembrandt’s father” in profile. He is wearing a fur cap wrapped with a scarf, and a fur coat. His wrinkled face sports a hooked nose and a curled moustache, and the slight nod of his head gives a contemplative impression. This print was one of seven etched heads that the artist executed around this time, and its impact was profound. Rembrandt selected it, along with three other heads by the artist, to copy and improve.