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Woman Reading

Artist:
Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Date:
1606–69
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, with framing line in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 2 5/8 x 3 7/16 in. (6.7 x 8.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.208
Not on view
Marking: Collector's mark on reverse of old mount: stamp of J.P.Heseltine, partly defaced.
Sir W. W. Knighton; Emile Wauters (Belgian, Brussels 1846–1933 Paris); his sale, Frederik Muller & Cie (Amsterdam), June 15–16, 1926, lot 443; John Postle Heseltine; Vendor: Colnaghi, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.

Rembrandt Harmensz van Ryn. Original drawings by Rembrandt second series. Edited by Friedrich Lippmann, vols. II, III, The Hague, 1890, cat. no. 69 A, ill.

Émile Michel Rembrandt, sa vie, son oeuvre, et son temps. Paris, 1893, p. 512.

Émile Michel Rembrandt, his life, his work, and his time. vol. 2, English edition. 1894, p. 254.

Cornelis Hofstede de Groot Die handzeichnungen Rembrandts. Haarlem, 1906, cat. no. 1009, p. 230.

Otto Benesch Rembrandt, Werk und Forschung. Wien, 1935, p. 23.

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, cat. no. 7 (vol.2), fig. no. 7, 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. 385, fig. no. 440, p. 88, ill.

Otto Benesch (enlarged and edited by Eva Benesch) The Drawings of Rembrandt. Complete Edition in Six Volumes. vol. 2, London, 1973, cat. no. 385, fig. no. 464, p. 91, ill.



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