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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.45
People
School of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Baptism of the Eunuch
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296039
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash and white opaque watercolor with scratchwork on cream antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink
Dimensions
19.8 x 26.3 cm (7 13/16 x 10 3/8 in.)
mount: 30.7 x 37 cm (12 1/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: Rembrandt [underlined]
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: Rembrant [underlined]
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: Mend at arrow [arrow pointed to right center edge]
  • inscription: mount, verso, upper center, folded under, graphite: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 Baptism of the Eunuch
  • inscription: mount, verso, upper center, graphite: 32 [encircled]
  • inscription: mount, upper right, graphite: 20
  • inscription: mount ,verso, lower left, graphite: almost certainly he, Rembrandt. reproduced by Vasari Society 1906 pt. II : 28--
  • watermark: mount: Crown above GV
  • inscription: upper left, brown ink: [illegible]
Provenance
Carl Robert Rudolf, London (L.s. 2811b, without his mark), his sale; [Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 17 June 1977], sold; to Fogg Art Museum.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Marian H. Phinney Fund
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.45
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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