- Museum number
A woman’s head, drawn twice, profile to left; wearing a headdress, looking down. c.1646
Black chalk; traces of framing lines in green and brown ink.
Verso: blank (see Inscriptions).
- Production date
- 1646 (circa)
Height: 39 millimetres (chain lines vertical, 25mm apart)
Width: 59 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Entry from Martin Royalton-Kisch, 'Catalogue of drawings by Rembrandt and his school', 2010, Rembrandt, cat. no.42:
See the commentary to cat. no.43 (1884,1108.5, Benesch 717).
LITERATURE (always as Rembrandt):
Hofstede de Groot, 1906, no.920; London, 1915, no.12 (c.1630-40?); Benesch, IV, 1955/73, no.671, repr. fig.812/854 (c.1642; compares cat. no.41; 1884,1108.3, Benesch 672); Haverkamp-Begemann, 1961, p.54 (as cat. no.40; 1884,1108.6); Benesch, 1964, p.125, reprinted 1970, p.257 (as cat. no.41; 1884,1108.3).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
London, 1899, no.A58c (placed with drawings between 1646 and 1648);
1938, no.12 (c.1630-40?);
1992, BM Drawings by Rembrandt and his Circle, no.49, repr.
- Irregularly trimmed and slightly soiled, otherwise good.
- Acquisition date
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