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Portrait of a Man

Artist:
Jacob Backer (Dutch, Harlingen 1608–1651 Amsterdam)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Black chalk, heightened with white, touches of red chalk in face and hand, on blue-gray paper. verso: fragment of a landscape, pen and brown ink, gray wash, black chalk
Dimensions:
9 5/16 x 8 3/8 in. (23.7 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.127.5
Not on view
Inscription: lower right margin in graphite: Bakker
right edge on verso in pencil inscription: "16 AE"
Vendor: Sale: Sotheby's, London, April 11 1935, lot no. 51 (to Buttery for £46) Vendor: Park-Bernet, New York Larsen sale, November 6, 1947, no.19
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 5, 1998–March 8, 1998.

Louise Burroughs "Rembrandt and His Circle." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 7, New York, June 1949, cat. no. 10, p. 284.

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Anne Marie Logan Rembrandt after Three Hundred Years: An Exhibition of Rembrandt and His Followers, The Art Institute of Chicago Ex. cat. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1969, cat. no. 150, fig. no. 150, p. 182, ill.

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Anne Marie Logan European Drawings and Watercolors in the Yale University Art Gallery 1500-1900. vol. 1, New Haven, 1970, footnote 1, cat. no. 337, p. 185.

Carlos van Hasselt Rembrandt and His Century, Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century. Ex. cat., from the Collection of Frits Lugt, Institut Néerlandais, Paris. 1977, footnote 9, cat. no. 3, pp. 6-7.

Werner Sumowski Drawings of the Rembrandt School. vols. 1, 2, New York, 1979, cat. no. 65x, fig. no. 80x, p. 48, ill.

Helen Bobritzky Mules "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 42, no. 4, New York, 1985, cat. no. 4, p. 27, ill.



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