Medea, or the Marriage of Jason and Crusea

1648
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 112; Hind 235 iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 23.9 x 17.7 cm (9 7/16 x 6 15/16 in.) Sheet: 25.2 x 18.5 cm (9 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P504

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790 - d. 1876; Lugt 119), Paris; May 8, 1877, posthumous Firmin-Didot sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, Paris, lot 870, sold for 60 fr. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

NOTES:
[1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund