The Rat Poison Seller

1632
Artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 121; Hind 97 iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 13.7 x 12.3 cm (5 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Sheet: 13.9 x 12.4 cm ( 5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P514

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate lower right: RHL 1632 (last two digits reversed)
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso center in graphite pencil: b. gn
Verso left in graphite pencil: a13319
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: B.121 CL. 123
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: SS
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: B.121
Verso lower center stamped in red ink--mark of Sewall, Lugt 1309

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund