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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.835
People
School of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
The Good Samaritan
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294990
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash over black chalk on off-white paper
Dimensions
irregular: 17.4 x 24.3 cm (6 7/8 x 9 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, right center, graphite: The Good / Samaritan / Rembrandt
  • watermark: Eagle with Basel crozier [compare Ash and Fletcher 1998, pp. 91-92, section B, and Hinterding 2006, pp. 106-107, section B]
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: L. 1460d [associated with the Earl of Dalhousie]
Provenance
Maida and George Abrams, Boston, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1984.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Maida and George S. Abrams
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.835
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Peter C. Sutton and William W. Robinson, Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Bruce Museum and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2011), Addendum no. A20, p. 177, repr.

The Drawings of Rembrandt: a revision of Otto Benesch's catalogue raisonné, website, 2012, under Benesch 144A (n. 2)

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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