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Studies of Two Men and a Woman Teaching a Child to Walk

Artist:
Nicolaes Maes (Dutch, Dordrecht 1634–1693 Amsterdam)
Artist:
Circle of Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Date:
1645–50
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, with framing line in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 5/16 x 5 1/16in. (16 x 12.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.154
Not on view
Marking: Stamped, lower right, the collector's mark of Dalhousie (Lugt 717a).
Earl of Dalhousie (British (born Scotland)); Donor: Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.

William Reinhold Valentiner Nicolas Maes. Stuttgart, 1924, fig. no. p. 64, pp. 59-60, ill.

Otto Benesch The Drawings of Rembrandt: The Leiden Years, The Early Amsterdam Period, 1625-1640 [a critical and chronological catalogue]. vol. 2, London, 1954, cat. no. 200, fig. no. 215, p. 56, ill.

Jakob Rosenberg "Review of Benesch's Drawings of Rembrandt." Art Bulletin. vol. 41, 1959, p. 68.

Otto Benesch (enlarged and edited by Eva Benesch) The Drawings of Rembrandt. Complete Edition in Six Volumes. vol. 2, London, 1973, cat. no. 200, fig. no. 233, p. 58, ill.

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann "Dutch and Flemish Figure Drawings from the collection of Harry G. Sperling." Master Drawings. vol. 12, no. 1, New York, 1974, p. 37.

Werner Sumowski Drawings of the Rembrandt School. vols. 1, 2, New York, 1979, cat. no. 522.

Walter Liedtke, Nadine Orenstein, Carolyn Logan, Stephanie S. Dickey Rembrandt/Not Rembrandt in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 2, 1995.



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