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Rembrandt et femme au voile (Rembrandt tenant par la main une jeune femme au voile) (Rembrandt and woman with a veil (Rembrandt holding the hand of a young woman with a veil)) / Vollard Suite

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2011,7096.36

  • Title (object)

    • Rembrandt et femme au voile (Rembrandt tenant par la main une jeune femme au voile) (Rembrandt and woman with a veil (Rembrandt holding the hand of a young woman with a veil))

    Title (series)

    • Vollard Suite
  • Description

    Standing nude female figure with cloth holding the hand of Rembrandt who also holds a palette; plate 36 of the Vollard Suite (VS 36). 31 January 1934
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1934
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 447 millimetres (sheet size)
    • Width: 340 millimetres
    • Height: 275 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 198 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Dated in reverse on plate: 'Paris 31 Janvier XXXIV'
  • Curator's comments

    The titles used are Bloch's, where they differ from Baer, Baer's titles are shown in brackets.
    This print was made on 31 January 1934 in Paris.Rembrandt is caricatured as the ageing painter holding the hand of his young model in an act of betrothal to his muse and love. Sunlight bursts through the studio window.

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  • Bibliography

    • Bloch 1974-9 214 bibliographic details
    • Baer 1986-96 413.Bd bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Spanish XXc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2012 May-Sep, BM, Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite, no. 36
    2016 - 2017 20 Oct-5 Feb, London, National Portrait Gallery, Picasso Portraits

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2011

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from Mark Rosen Fine Art acting on behalf of the heirs of Henri Petiet. Credit line on labels etc, but not mounts to read: 'Presented by the Hamish Parker Charitable Trust in memory of Major Horace Parker'.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2011,7096.36

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