Old Man in Meditation, Leaning on a Book

about 1645
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 147; Hind 218 ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.3 x 10.7 cm (5 1/4 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P544

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, 16 April-12 May 1877, lot 911, on 9 May; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund