Adam and Eve

1638
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 028 ii; Hind 159 ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 11.7 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)(trimmed to within platemark)

Accession Number

97.1209

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

verso: graphite inscriptions at bottom left "35/a 10597" and at bottom right "I/ox-"

Markings

verso at bottom left: "H.F.S." red stamp - Sewell
verso "M.F.A./H.D.P. Coll./No. 402" purplish pink stamp with numbers in black pen
verso at bottom left: black ink stamp, initials AF in a triangle - mark of Alfred Seymour, son of Henry Danby Seymour

Provenance

Henry Danby Seymour (1820-1877, London and Trent (Sherborne, Dorset), Lugt 176); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897. (Accession Date: June 7, 2017)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund