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The Shell

19th century?
After Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 159 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 18.6 cm (4 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P554

Medium or Technique

Drawing

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

FILES WITH PRINTS: NETH 17C 14 REMBRANDT COPIES H. 224 - end and ’s
After the etching by Rembrandt (B.159)

Inscription

Recto lower left in pen and black ink: Rembrandt. f1640
Verso upper center in graphite pencil: la coquille au fond blanc d'un piece unique possede par le british Museum.
Verso lower left graphite pencil: 55472

Signed

Verso lower left stamped in blue-- mark of Mary Jane Morgan
Verso lower left stamped in red-- mark of Henry F. Sewall (cf. Lugt 1309)

Provenance

Mary Jane Morgan; Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; acquired 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund