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Recueil Basan

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1941,0327.11.28

  • Title (series)

    • Recueil Basan
  • Description

    The pancake woman; seated old woman cooking at small stove, surrounded by figures; seventh state re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. 1635 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1635
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 108 millimetres
    • Width: 78 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with Rembrandt's signature and date, in lower margin: Rembrandt f.t 1635".
  • Curator's comments

    For an impression of the first state and comment see 1848,0911.62.

    For comment on the volume, which was published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810, see 1941,0327.11.1

  • Bibliography

    • White+Boon 124.III bibliographic details
    • Hind 141.III bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 144.VII (Rembrandt) bibliographic details
  • Location

    157*.b.26

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1941

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1941,0327.11.28

The pancake woman; seated old woman cooking at small stove, surrounded by figures; late impression, re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810.  1635
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The pancake woman; seated old woman cooking at small stove, surrounded by figures; late impression, re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. 1635 Etching

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