Sketch Plate with a Tree, a Fragmentary Self-Portrait in a Velvet Cap, and an Eye ("Sheet of Studies")

1638–45
Artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 372 only state; Hind 155

Dimensions

Platemark: 7.7 x 6.7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 8.1 x 7 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P732

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Cambridge University Library; transferred 1876 to Fitzwilliam Museum (inv. no. Ad. 12.39_49, Lugt 2475); probably sold London, Sotheby's, 2 April 1878; Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund