drawing

A figure mounting or dismounting a seated camel (dromedary), held by a figure at its head Black chalk, touched with grey wash, on beige paper

AN218943001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Prints & Drawings

Registration number: Ff,4.122

Bibliographic reference
Royalton-Kisch 2010 124 (anonymous Rembrandt School)
Hind 1915-31 3 (attrib. to J.B. Weenix)

Location:
Dutch Roy XVIIc

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Object types
drawing (scope note | all objects)

Materials
paper (all objects)
Techniques
drawn (scope note | all objects)
Production person
Circle/School of Rembrandt (anonymous) (biographical details | all objects)
Attributed to Jan Baptist Weenix (biographical details | all objects)
Date
1640-1650 (circa)
Schools /Styles
Italian (all objects)
Dutch (scope note | all objects)


Description
A camel resting with two figures. c.1640-50
Black chalk, touched with grey wash, on buff paper.
Verso: laid down.
No watermark visible.

Inscriptions
Inscription Content: No inscriptions visible.


Dimensions
Height: 196 millimetres (corners made up, except top left; chain lines not visible)
Width: 249 millimetres


Condition
All but top left corners made up; somewhat rubbed near edges; a small repair lower centre edge; an accidental drop of brown wash near the animal’s head.

Curator's comments
Entry from Martin Royalton-Kisch, ‘Catalogue of drawings by Rembrandt and his school’, 2010, anonymous Rembrandt School, cat. no.124.

See the companion drawing, no.125 (SL,5261.59).

LITERATURE :
London, 1931, p.107, no.3 (attributed to Jan Baptist Weenix, but perhaps Rembrandt School).


Subject
camel (all objects)


Acquisition date
1799

Acquisition name
Bequeathed by Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode (biographical details | all objects)


Exhibition History
No exhibitions recorded.


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