recto Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1970.23
People
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Study of Saskia(?); verso: Woman Holding a Child(?)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1635-1639
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296500
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash and white opaque watercolor on light tan antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink; verso: brown ink on light tan antique laid paper
Dimensions
7 x 6.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: none
Provenance
[Frederik Muller & Co., Amsterdam, 16 October 1928, lot 66, from Collection Six], sold; to Alex Cantacuzène, The Hague. [Coe Kerr Gallery, Inc., New York], sold; to Fogg Art Museum, 1970.

NOTE: Valentiner, 1934, refers to Jan Six as one of the owners.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
Accession Year
1970
Object Number
1970.23
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Seymour Slive, "Rembrandt at Harvard", Apollo (June 1978), vol. 107, no. 196, pp. 452-463, p. 455, repr. p. 457, fig. 9 (recto) and fig. 10 (verso)

The Drawings of Rembrandt: a revision of Otto Benesch's catalogue raisonné, website, 2012, "Not in Benesch" and under Benesch 163, repr. under "attr. to Rembrandt and Copies"

Exhibition History

Rembrandt: A Selection of his Works, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 10/18/1984 - 12/11/1984

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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