The Shepherd and his family

1644
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 220; Hind 206

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.4 x 6.7 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P603

Medium or Technique

Intaglio

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

John MacGowan (died 1803, Edinburgh, Lugt 1496); probably included in his sale, under the direction of Scott, the younger (T. Philipe, expert), 13 May 1803 and following days; Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, 16 April-12 May 1877, lot 973, on 9 May; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by the MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund