Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Beheading of Anabaptist Martyrs

Artist:
School of Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)
Date:
ca. 1640
Culture:
Dutch
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brush and brown and gray wash.
Dimensions:
7 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (18.1 x 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.791
Not on view
Marking: Inscribed on the mount in pen and brown ink: "S3 / De Ophir et Tarsis gf. Buddei hist. eccles. tom... / et Bachienig georg. sacr. tom. 3 ab. initio; and S4 / Vid Fabrit bibl. ant. cap. 16 S8; and on the verso S2 / ... dloi...t eg ex Egypto petiti Cyro et Alir nation.../...iti in s reg. 10-29."
Count A. de Robiano, Brussels; Robiano sale, F. Muller, Amsterdam, 15-16 June 1926, lot 453; A.W.M. Mensing, Amsterdam; sale, Mensing et Fils/ F. Muller, Amsterdam, 27-29 April 1937, lot 555 (as Rembrandt); sale, Kornfeld and Klipstein, Bern, 27 May 1964, lot 245, frontis. (as Rembrandt; to Lock Galleries for Lehman).
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