Christ with His Parents Returning from the Temple

1654
Artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 060 only state; H.278

Dimensions

Overall: 10.9 x 15.9cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/4in.) Other (Platemark): 9.5 x 14.4cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16in.)

Accession Number

2001.272

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto lower left in graphite pencil: 54•9-
Recto lower right in graphite pencil: 33

Signed

In the plate lower right: Rembrandt. 1654

Provenance

Unidentified French collection, probably assembled in the 18th century; sold Sotheby's, London, 6 December 1990, lot 114 (illustrated); Joseph R. Ritman (The Netherlands); Sotheby's and Artemis (See Ritman collection catalogue [1995], item 33, illustrated); purchased from Artemis/Boerner by MFA, June 2001.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard