Core list of Rembrandt drawings, section 8:
related to portrait,figure and genre etchings

22 drawings, related to
19 etchings

For an explanation of the nature of this list, see Schwartzlist 301

 


Rembrandt, Standing beggar in lost profile, ca. 1628
Related to etching of about 1629 (Bartsch 162)
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
References: Benesch 30. Schatborn 1985, nr. 2. Bevers et al. 1991, nr. 1. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Self-portrait with open mouth, ca. 1628-29
Related to several paintings and etchings, most closely the etching Bartsch 13, dated 1630
London, British Museum
References: Benesch 53. Royalton-Kisch 1991, nr. 1


Rembrandt, Self-portrait, ca. 1629
Related to several paintings and drawings, most closely etching Bartsch 338, dated 1629
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
References: Benesch 54. Schatborn 1985, nr. 1. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Seated old man, ca. 1630
Related to several etchings of the same subject, especially Bartsch 325, dated 1630
Stockholm, Nationalmuseum
References: Benesch 38. Magnusson 1992, nr. 131. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Bust of a bearded old man, ca. 1631
Related to several etchings of the same subject, mainly Bartsch 315, dated 1631
Paris, Louvre
References: Benesch 39. Hinterding 2008, sub nr. 231. Not. MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Violin player and woman, ca. 1631
Related to etching of beggar playing violin, dated 1631 (Bartsch 138)
Berlin, Kuperstichkabinett
References: Benesch 232. Bevers 2006, nr. 24. Not MRK 2010


 

Rembrandt, Self-portrait, ca. 1633
Related to self-portrait etching of 1633
Marseille, Musée des Beaux-Arts
References: Benesch 430. A corpus of Rembrandt paintings, vol. 4, p. 146. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Self-portrait, ca. 1635-38
Related to etched self-portrait Bartsch 2 of about the same time as well as other self-portrait etchings. The drawing is thought to postdate the etching. This is in itself reason enough to doubt the wisdom of restricting the core list of Rembrandt drawings to sheets that can be called preparatory or preliminary drawings
Washington, National Gallery of Art
References: Benesch 437. Exhib. cat. Rembrandt by himself 1999, nr. 45. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Seated woman with a rolled-up letter, ca. 1635
Related to etching called The great Jewish bride, dated 1635
Stockholm, Nationalmuseum
References: Benesch 202. Magnusson 1992, nr. 138. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Self-portrait, ca. 1636
Related to etched Self-portrait with Saskia, dated 1636 (Bartsch 19)
Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett
References: Benesch 432. Bevers 2006, nr. 17. Not MRK 2010


 

Rembrandt, Four studies of Saskia, two of them with a baby, mid-1630s
Related to several etchings with multiple images of women, Bartsch 365 (dated 1636), 367 and 368 (dated 1637)
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
References: Benesch 360 recto. Giltaij 1988, nr. 10. Not MRK 2010




Rembrandt, Saskia sitting up in bed, ca. 1638
Dresden, Kupferstich-Kabinett
References: Benesch 255. Dittrich and Ketelsen 2006, nr. 103. Not MRK 2010

Rembrandt, Saskia lying in bed, ca. 1638
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
References: Benesch 281A. Blankert 1997, nr. 82. Lloyd Williams 2001, nr. 42. Hinterding 2008, sub nr. 258. Not MRK 2010

Rembrandt, Sick woman lying in bed, probably Saskia, latter 1630s
Paris, Petit Palais
References: Benesch 283. Lloyd Williams 2001, nr. 46. Not MRK 2010

Rembrandt, Saskia in bed. latter 1630s
London, British Museum
References: Benesch 286. Royalton-Kisch 1992, nr. 19. Hinterding 2008, sub nr. 258. Not MRK 2010

These images belong to a larger group with close mutual ties. The drawings shown here are most often brought into connection with an etching of diverse motifs most recently dated ca. 1638 (Bartsch 369). They are also related to the figure of the dying Virgin in an etching of 1639 (Bartsch 99)


 

Rembrandt, Old man leaning on a stick, latter 1630s
Related to figures in several etchings and paintings, most closely etching Bartsch 133, dated 1639
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (Robert Lehman Collection)
References: Benesch 260. Logan 1995, nr. 58. Not MRK 2010


Rembrandt, Sleeping dog, ca. 1640
Related to etching Bartsch 158 of about 1640 and to the dog in the foreground of the painting Joseph telling his dreams (Bredius 504)
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
References: Benesch 455. Ackley 2003, nr. 54. Not MRK 2010



Rembrandt, Jan Cornelisz Sylvius, ca. 1646
Stockholm, Nationalmuseum
References: Benesch 762a. Magnusson 1992, nr. 148. MRK 2010

Rembrandt, Jan Cornelisz. Sylvius, ca. 1646
London, British Museum
References: Benesch 763. Royalton-Kisch 1992, nr. 46. MRK 2010

Related to the etched portrait of Minister Sylvius, married to a cousin of Saskia’s (Bartsch 280). A third drawing for the print, Benesch 762, is illustrated under Drawings with inscriptions



Rembrandt, Jan Six in hat, ca. 1647
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Historical Museum
References: Benesch 749 verso. Broos 1981, nr. 13. Hinterding et al. 2000, sub nr. 57. MRK 2010

Rembrandt, Jan Six with a dog, ca. 1647
Amsterdam, Six Collection
References: Benesch 767. Hinterding et al. 2000, sub nr. 57. MRK 2010

Related to etched portrait of the sitter, dated 1647 (Bartsch 285). The drawing that was transferred to the plate is preserved in the Six Collection (Benesch 768)


Rembrandt, Lieven Willemsz. van Coppenol, ca. 1658
Related to etching of about 1658 (Bartsch 282)
Budapest, Museum of Fine Arts
References: Benesch 766. Gerszi 2005, nr. 208. MRK 2010