- Museum number
A woman teaching a child to stand. c.1635-1637
Red chalk on rough grey paper.
Verso: blank; see Inscriptions.
- Production date
- 1635-1637 (circa)
Height: 78 millimetres (chain lines vertical, 21mm apart)
Width: 75 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Entry from Martin Royalton-Kisch, ‘Catalogue of drawings by Rembrandt and his school’, 2010, Rembrandt, cat. no.14.
See the commentary to cat. no.13 (1910,0212.187).
LITERATURE (always as Rembrandt):
Michel, 1893, p.585 (see cat. no.13; 1910,0212.187); Lippmann, III, no.74a; Hofstede de Groot, 1906, no.1125; Wurzbach, 1910, p.419; London, 1915, no.4 (c.1635-40); Benesch, 1935, p.41 (c.1647-50); Hamann, 1948, p.54, repr. fig.35 (c.1635); Rosenberg, 1948/64, p.147/236, repr. fig.197; Benesch, II, 1954/73, no.422, repr. fig.477/508 (c.1637; compares Benesch 308, Vienna, and 309, Fodor coll., Historisch Museum, Amsterdam); Exh. Rotterdam-Amsterdam, 1956, p.68, under no.61 (c.1635-7; compares Benesch 278, 309 and 421, the latter here cat. no.13; 1910,0212.187); Sumowski, 1971, p.127 (as for cat. no.13; 1910,0212.187); Amsterdam, 1981, p.111, under no.6; Schatborn, 1981[I], no.15, repr. (c.1637); Vogel-Köhn, 1981, pp.55-6 and no.54, repr. (c.1639-40); Corpus, III, 1989, p.83 (see cat. no.13 [1910,0212.187], n.3); I. Seligman, 'Lines of Thought', London, 2016, no. 28, p. 67.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
London, Royal Academy, 1899, no.154 (1);
British Museum, 1910, p.5, slope III;
1912, no.166a (compared with cat. no.53; 1912,0416.2);
1938, no.4; 1956, p.15, no. 10 (with cat. no. 13; 1910,0212.187);
1984, BM Rembrandt and the Passion, no.4, (1630s);
1987 Feb 5 - May 25, BM, 'An A-Z of P&D'
1992, BM Drawings by Rembrandt and his Circle, no.17, repr. (c.1635-7);
2001-2, Edinburgh and London, p.138, no.57;
2006, BM, 'Rembrandt: a 400th anniversary display' (no cat.).
2017 May - Sep, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, 'Lines of thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to now', no. 28
2017-2018 Oct - Jan, RISD Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 'Lines of thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to now', no. 28
- Good; cut on the right.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- See cat. no.13; 1910,0212.187 for further information on J.C.Robinson.
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