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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1938.65
People
Manner of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Finding of Moses
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298231
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over black chalk and touches of graphite on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
irregular: 21.5 x 27.8 cm (8 7/16 x 10 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Paschal lamb with MT and crossed crooks below [similar to Heawood 2843 (Holland 1648) and vaguely like Churchill 456]
  • watermark: verso, upper left, graphite: 127
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: 24 [encircled]
  • inscription: veso, lower left, black chalk [?]: School of Rembrandt / ...5 [? illegible]
  • inscription: former mat, lower right, graphite: [staff, ca. 1968]: ATTRIBUTED / To / REMBRANDT [underlined] / 1608-1669 / The attribution of the former owner is obviously too ambitious. / The drawing is not by Rembrandt, but an interesting example of his manner.
Provenance
Mrs. Herbert N. Straus, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1938.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
1938.65
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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