THE DRAWINGS OF REMBRANDT:  

  a revision of Otto Benesch's catalogue raisonné

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Benesch 0220 Benesch 0519 detail Benesch 0528 DETAIL Benesch 0524 detail Benesch 0736 verso detail

Benesch 0220

Rembrandt?

Head of a Bearded Old Man in a Cap, c.1640-45

D Berlin, Kupferstickkabinett (SMPK)

COMPARATIVE ILLUSTRATIONS TO

BENESCH 0220

 

Clockwise from top centre, details from Benesch 0519 (Rembrandt), 0528 (Flinck), 0736 verso (Rembrandt; only faintly visible through the backing paper) and 0524 (Bol?).

Benesch 0221

Rembrandt?

Head of a Man in a Turban, profile to right, c.1640-45

D Berlin, Kupferstickkabinett (SMPK)

Ben 0222

Benesch 0222

Rembrandt?

An Elderly Woman Giving a Drink to a Child

NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum (Rijksprentenkabinet)

Ben 0223 Berlin recto BandW Ben 0223 verso Berlin BandW

Benesch 223 recto

Rembrandt

A Blind Elderly Woman Led by a Boy, and a beggar boy, c.1638-39

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 223 verso

Rembrandt

A Bearded Man in a High Fur Hat, c.1638-39

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 224

Rembrandt

A Beggar in a Wide-Brimmed Hat, holding a stick and walking to right, with a Bust of a Young Woman, c.1636-42

Private Collection, Boston (Maida and George Abrams Collection)

Ben 0224 Abrams Beggar Ben 0225 image

Benesch 225

Rembrandt

A Bearded Old Man in a Wide-Brimmed Hat, walking to left , c.1635-37

USA San Francisco, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Ben 0226 Morgan Women

Benesch 226

Rembrandt

Head of a Man with Three Sketches of Women Each Holding a Child, c.1638-39

USA New York, The Morgan Library

Ben 0227 Brussels Child

Benesch 227

Anonymous Rembrandt School (Gerbrand van

  den Eeckhout??)

Study of a Small Child, c.1638-39

B Brussels, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts

Ben 0228 Rotterdam pic

Benesch 228

Rembrandt

A Standing Woman with a Child in her Arms, three-quarter length, c.1638-39

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Ben 0229 Paris Louvre Ben 0229 verso colour

Benesch 229                                                                                                    Verso

Rembrandt

A Young Woman, half-length, her left hand to her mouth, c.1638-39

Verso: Sketch of a Head

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

 

Ben 0230 Rouen Actors

Benesch 230

Rembrandt

The Actor Willem Ruyter with Three Other Actors, all in oriental costume, c.1638-39

F Rouen, Musée des Beaux-Arts

Ben 0230 Rouen Actors DETAIL

Benesch 0230 DETAIL enlarged

Ben 0225 image DETAIL

Benesch 225 DETAIL enlarged

Ben 0231 Brussels

Benesch 231

Standing Man in a Broad and Fringed Hat, c.1638-39

B Brussels, Musées des Beaux-Arts

Ben 0231 Brussels DETAIL

Benesch 231 DETAIL, enlarged

Ben 0232 Berlin B&W

Benesch 232

Rembrandt

Violin-Player in a Tall Hat with an Old Woman, c.1638-39

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 232 COMPARATIVE Illustration, enlarged from an older photograph

Ben 0232 Berlin Ben 0233 old photo Ben 0233 AHM Ben 0233 Comp etching detail B369

Benesch 233

Rembrandt?

Bust of an Old Woman in a Flat Cap, turned to right, c.1638-39

NL Amsterdam, Amsterdam Museum

Benesch 233 COMPARATIVE Illustration

An old black and white photograph showing the drawing before water damage at the top of the cap

Benesch 233 COMPARATIVE Illustration

Rembrandt

Detail, enlarged, from Sheet of Studies, with a Woman Lying Ill in Bed (Bartsch 369; NH 177, only state), c.1641-42.

GB London, British Museum (inv. F,6.132)

Ben 0233 AHM

Benesch 233 COMPARATIVE Illustration, enlarged

NL Amsterdam, Amsterdam Museum

Ben 0234

Benesch 234

Rembrandt?

A Young Girl Chasing a Goose with a Study of a Boy, c.1636-42

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Ben 0234A poor illustration

Benesch 234A

Rembrandt

A Woman in a Hat and Long Cloak Walking, to right, c.1638-39

Private Collection, USA New York

Ben 0235 Ben 0235 Detail of centre Ben 0235 COMP Cotman print

Benesch 235

Rembrandt

Study of the Actor Willem Ruyter as a Peasant, with a second study of his head and a bust-length study of a figure holding a jug, c.1638-39

GB London, Victoria and Albert Museum

Benesch 235 DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 235 COMPARATIVE Illustration

John Sell Cotman (1782-1842)

Etching after Benesch 0235, 1838

USA San Francisco, De Young (Achenbach Collection)

Ben 0236 Fitzwilliam Ben 0236 Fitzwilliam DETAIL

Benesch 236

Ferdinand Bol? Rembrandt??

A Leper Boy with a Peg Leg, Crutch and Rattle, c.1642-48

GB Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum

Benesch 236 DETAIL enlarged

Ben 0237 Louvre

Benesch 0237

Rembrandt

An Elderly Jew in a Long Coat, leaning on a low ledge, c.1638-39

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Ben 0237a Met

Benesch 237a

Rembrandt

Half-Length Sketch of an Elderly Man with a Beard, his head in profile to left,  c.1638-39

USA New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ben 0238 Boijmans

Benesch 238

Rembrandt

A Standing Man in a Long Coat and Cap, full-length, c.1638-39

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Ben 0238 Boijmans DETAIL

Benesch 238 Detail

Ben 0238a

Benesch 238a

Rembrandt?

Head of a Bearded Man in a High Cap, profile to left, c.1638-39

F Besançon, Musée des Beaux-Arts

Ben 0239 final

Benesch 239

Rembrandt

A Standing Oriental, full-length, to right,  c.1638-39

F Grenoble, Musée des Beaux-Arts

Ben 0239 final DETAIL

Benesch 239 DETAIL

Ben 0239a 001 (2) Ben 0239a 001 (2)

Benesch 239a

Rembrandt? (with later wash)

Bust of a Man in a Plumed Helmet,  c.1638-39

Private Collection

Benesch 239a - enlarged

Ben 0221 bandw Ben 0240

Benesch 240

Rembrandt (elaborated by a later hand)

Head of a Bearded Man with a Hat, profile to right,  c.1638-39

NL Leiden, Prentenkabinet van de Universiteit Leiden

Ben 0240

Benesch 240 - enlarged

Ben 0240A

Benesch 240A

Rembrandt

Head of a Bearded Old Man (profile to left), c.1629-30

Private Collection [?]

Benesch 241

Rembrandt

Bust and Three-Quarter-Length Study of a Man in a Tall Hat with his Arms Crossed

c.1638-39

USA Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

 

NB The image is based on a black and white photograph which I have doctored unscientifically to create an approximation to the appearance of the drawing in colour.

Benesch 241 Detail enlarged (see note to complete image)

Ben 0241A

Benesch 241A

Rembrandt?

Stout Man in a High Fur Cap, profile to left, three-quarter length,  c.1629

Private Collection (unknown)

Ben 0241A DETAIL

Benesch 241A Detail enlarged

Ben 0242 BM Ben 0242 BM DETAIL

Benesch 242

Rembrandt

A Young Man Walking to the Right, c.1638-39

GB London, British Museum

 

Benesch 242 Detail, enlarged.

Ben 0243 Ben 0243

Benesch 243

Rembrandt

Young Man Walking Up Steps,  c.1638-39

D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Benesch 243 ENLARGED

Ben 0244 Ben 0244 DETAIL

Benesch 244

Rembrandt

A Man Seated in a Chair with his Head in his Hand, c.1638-39

A Vienna, Albertina

Benesch 244 THREE DETAILS combined and enlarged

Ben 0244 DETAIL upper half Ben 0244 DETAIL centre Ben 0245 from Pubhist (2)

Benesch 245

Rembrandt

Bust of a Man in Attitude of Prayer,  c.1638-39

D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Ben 0246 BM Ben 0246 Verso Ben 0246 WM

Benesch 246 recto

Rembrandt

A Pregnant Woman Standing, whole-length to right, c.1638-39

GB London, British Museum

Benesch 246 verso

Rembrandt

Sketch of a Young Woman Standing, profile to left, c.1638-39

GB London, British Museum

Benesch 246 COMPARATIVE illustration

Watermark

Benesch 247

Rembrandt?

Standing Woman, profile to right, three-quarter length  c.1638-39

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 247 Enlarged

Ben 0247 Colour Low Res Ben 0247 Colour Low Res Ben 0248 pic Ben 0248 pic

Benesch 248

Rembrandt?

Young Woman in Profile to Left, half-length,  c.1638

D Ulm, Ulmer Museum

Benesch 248 Enlarged

Ben 0249 Ben 0249 DETAIL upper right Ben 0249 DETAIL left

Benesch 249

Rembrandt

Two Studies of a Woman Reading,  c.1638-39

USA New York, York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (H.O. Havemeyer Collection)

Benesch 249 DETAIL, enlarged

Benesch 249 DETAIL, enlarged

Ben 0250 pic Ben 0250 DETAIL pic

Benesch 250

Rembrandt

Saskia at the Open Window, c.1638-39

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 250 DETAIL, Enlarged

Ben 0251 pic Ben 0251 pic

Benesch 251

Rembrandt?

Woman in Profile, half-length, to right, c.1638

Private Collection

Benesch 251 Enlarged

Ben 0252 pic

Benesch 252

Rembrandt?

Young Woman Reading, profile to right, c.1635-40

D Frankfurt, Städel

Ben 0253 pic

Benesch 253

Rembrandt

Woman (Saskia?) Seated at a Window, her right elbow on the sill, c.1638-39

F Paris, Fondation Custodia, Collection F. Lugt

Ben 0253 pic DETAIL

Benesch 253 DETAIL Enlarged

Ben 0254 pic

Benesch 254

Rembrandt

Seated Woman Wearing a Long Veil, c.1638-39

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Benesch 0255 pic_2

Benesch 255

Rembrandt

Saskia in Bed, c.1638-39

D Dresden, Kupferstichkabinett

Ben 0255A extra small Detail

Benesch 255A

Rembrandt?

Bust of a Woman (Saskia?), profile to right, c.1638-39

R Moscow, State Pushkin Museum

Benesch 255A Detail Enlarged, showing the white pigment added by a restorer.

Ben 0255A pic Ben 0256 pic bandw pubhist

Benesch 256

Rembrandt?? [with much later rework]

Saskia Sitting Up in Bed, c.1638-39

D Munich, Graphische Sammlung

Ben 0257 Grossmann Ben 0257 Grossmann

Benesch 0257

Rembrandt*

Bearded Old Man (Portrait of Burchard Grossmann?), 1634

NL The Hague, Royal Library

Benesch 0257 Enlarged

Ben 0258 Recto Munich Ben 0258 Verso Munich

Benesch 258 Recto

Rembrandt?

Four Studies of a Baby in Swaddling Clothes, c.1635-38

D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Benesch 258 Verso

Rembrandt?

Two Sketches of a Rustic Couple Dancing, c.1635-38

D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Ben 0259 Munich

Benesch 259

Rembrandt?

A Baby Being Bottle Fed, perhaps lying in a basket

D Munich, Staatliche Graphiche Sammlung

Ben 0260 pic Met NY Ben 0260 pic Met NY DETAIL

Benesch 260

Rembrandt

Old Man Leaning on a Stick, c.1634-35

USA New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Benesch 260 DETAIL Enlarged

Ben 0261 pic

Benesch 261

Rembrandt?

Seated Woman with her Hands Clasped on her Lap, c.1626-36

GB London, Courtauld Institute of Art

Ben 0262 pic Ben 0262 pic

Benesch 262

Rembrandt?

Head of a Jowelly Woman , c.1626-36

F Paris, Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts

 

Benesch 0262 ENLARGED

Benesch 263

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout??

A Man Sharpening his Pen by Candlelight, c.1638-40

D Weimar, Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar, Schlossmuseum

Ben 0263a BM Ben 0263a WM

Benesch 263a

Rembrandt

A Woman Standing with a Candle, c.1631

GB London, British Museum

Benesch 263a COMPARATIVE illustration

 

The watermark

Benesch 264 RECTO

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout??

A Man Seated on Steps by a Door, c.1640?

GB Leeds, Leeds Art Gallery

Courtesy of Leeds Museums and Galleries. All right reserved 2016.

Ben 0265

Benesch 0265

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout??

A Man in a Tall Hat in Discussion with a Woman

  Wearing a Veil, c.1640?

Present whereabouts unknown

Ben 0266 pic.

Benesch 266

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout??

A Rabbi in a Long Cloak with the Torah , c.1638-40

S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Ben 0267 pic

Benesch 267

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Bearded Man in a High Cap, c.1638-40

GB London, British Museum

Ben 0268 Louvre Head pic

Benesch 268

Rembrandt??

Head of a Bearded Man in a Cap, turned to left, c.1635-40

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Ben 0269 pic Ben 0269 pic

Benesch 269

Rembrandt??

Head of a Bearded Man, almost full face, c.1635-40

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Benesch 269

ENLARGED

Benesch 270

School of Rembrandt (retouched by Rembrandt?)

A Seated Old Man with his Legs Crossed, c.140-45

NL Groningen, Groninger Museum

Ben 0271 pic

Benesch 271

School of Rembrandt (Ferdinand Bol??)

Seated Man in a Flat Cap

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Kupferstichkabinett

Ben 0272 pic

Benesch 272

Rembrandt

Bearded Oriental in a Turban, half-length, c.1638-39

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Kupferstichkabinett

Ben 0272 DETAIL pic

Benesch 272

DETAIL, Enlarged

Ben 0272A_1colour 001 doctored

Benesch 272A

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout? (Retouched by Rembrandt??)

Bust of a Young Oriental in a Turban, his head resting on his fist, c.1640?

R Moscow, State Pushkin Museum

 

NB This is a black and white photograph, tinted using Microsoft Office

Ben 0273 pic Ben 0273 verso pic

Benesch 273

Rembrandt

Man in a Flat Cap and Cloak, half-length, c.1633-35

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Benesch 273 Verso

Not by Rembrandt

Ben 0273a etching after Rt

Benesch 273a

Etching by J.D. Laurenz after a lost drawing by Rembrandt?

Bust of a Man in a Barret , c.1635-45

Ben 0274 pic

Benesch 274

Rembrandt? Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

Boy with a Child on His Arm, c.1635-38

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Ben 0275 pic

Benesch 275

Rembrandt

Young Mother Seated with her Child, c.1639-40

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Ben 0276 pic

Benesch 276

Rembrandt

Seated Woman with a Child Eating on her Lap, c.1635

A Vienna, Albertina

Ben 0277 pic

Benesch 277

Rembrandt

Child Seated in a Chair with a Nurse, c.1635

A Vienna, Albertina

Ben 0278 Wroclaw pic

Benesch 278

Rembrandt

Nurse and Child, c.1635

P Wroclaw, Ossolineum (National Ossoliński Institute)

Ben 0279 pic Scolding Woman

Benesch 279

Rembrandt

A Woman Scolding, c.1635

GB L Courtauld Institute

Ben 0279 pic Scolding Woman DETAIL

Benesch 279 DETAIL, Enlarged

Ben 0264 Recto better image LEEAG.1930.0009.0001 ( Ben 0264 verso LEEAG.1930.0009.0001.VERSO

Benesch 264 verso - Rembrandt?

 

First published here, 21 June 2016

 

Courtesy of Leeds Museums and Galleries. All right reserved 2016.

Ben 0280 pic b&w Dresden lost

Benesch 280

Govert Flinck?

A Woman Suckling a Baby with Two Children, c.1638-40

Formerly D Dresden, Kupferstichkabinett (missing since 1945)

Ben 0280a Ctld pic

Benesch 280a

Rembrandt

Saskia Sitting Up in Bed and Cradling Rumbartus, c.1636

GB London, Courtauld Institute

Ben 280b Recto Ben 0280b verso

Benesch 280b Recto

Rembrandt

Two Studies of a Child Asleep, c.1636

Private Collection, Basel, Switzerland

Benesch 280b Verso

Rembrandt

A Woman Holding a Child, and the legs of a child, c.1636

Private Collection, Basel, Switzerland

Ben 0280c

Benesch 280c

Rembrandt

Two Studies of Saskia, c.1636

GB London, Courtauld Institute

Benesch 0280d

Benesch 280d

Rembrandt

Two Actors, c.1636

CH Basel, Private Collection

Ben 0280e pic

Benesch 280e

Rembrandt

Saskia at a Table, Leaning Forward, c.1636

GB London, Courtauld Institute

Ben 0281 pic

Benesch 281

Rembrandt

Saskia Asleep in Bed, c.1635-36

F Paris, Private Collection

Ben 0281a ex Schwartz pic

Benesch 281A

Rembrandt

Saskia Asleep in Bed, c.1635-36

GB Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Benesch 282

Rembrandt

Saskia Sitting Up in Bed, c.1635-36

NL Groningen, Groninger Museum

Ben 0282A

Benesch 282A

Ferdinand Bol?

A Woman in an Armchair, c.1636-40

R St Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

 

Ben 0283 ex RMN

Benesch 283

Rembrandt

A Woman Lying in Bed (presumably Saskia), c.1638-39

F Paris, Musée du Petit Palais

Ben 0284 pic

Benesch 284

Rembrandt

Seated Woman on Steps, Leaning Sideways, by an Altar, c.1638-39

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Ben 0285 pic

Benesch 285

Rembrandt??

Reclining Woman Asleep in a Landscape, c.1636-40

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Ben 0285a pic

Benesch 285a

Ferdinand Bol

Study for Jacob's Dream, c.1640-45

Private Collection

Ben 0286 pic Ben 0286 pic

Benesch 286

Rembrandt

A Woman Lying Awake in Bed, c.1635-36

GB London, British Museum

Benesch 286 Enlarged

Ben 0287 small

Benesch 287

Anonymous Copy (Carl Ludwig Stieglitz?) after Rembrandt?

Saskia Sleeping, c.1635-36 [date of lost original]

B Brussels, Royal Museum of Fine Arts

Ben 0288

Benesch 0288

Rembrandt?

Sheet of Studies:  Two Sketches of a Woman in Bed, and a Woman’s Head, c.1628-29?? or later, c.1636?

D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Ben 0289 pic

Benesch 0289

Rembrandt

Two Studies of Saskia Asleep, c.1635-36

USA New York, The Morgan Library

Ben 0290 pic

Benesch 0290

Willem Drost?

Two Studies of a Woman Sleeping, c.1650

Private Collection? [sold Sotheby's New York in 2010]

Benesch 0291

Govert Flinck

Two Studies of a Man Sitting in a Chair, c.1638-40

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Ben 0292 pic

Benesch 292

Rembrandt*

The Great Jewish Bride: Study for the Etching, c.1635

S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Ben 0292 COMP Gt Jewish Bride 2nd state BM F6.109 Ben 0292 COMP Gt Jewish Bride 3rd State BM F6 110

Benesch 292 COMPARATIVE illustration

Rembrandt

The Great Jewish Bride, 2nd state

219 x 168

London, British Museum (inv.F,6.109)

Benesch 292 COMPARATIVE illustration

Rembrandt

The Great Jewish Bride, 3rd state

220 x 168

London, British Museum (inv.F,6.110)

Ben 0292a pic

Benesch 292a

Ferdinand Bol

Young Woman Standing by a Table, c.1640-45

Private Collection (?)

Ben 0292a pic

Benesch 292a COMPARATIVE Illustration, Enlarged

Ben 0293 Verso pic

Benesch 293 recto

Rembrandt

Two Actors, One as Capitano from the Commedia dell’Arte, c.1635-36

NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

 

Benesch 293 verso

Rembrandt

Two Actors, One as Pantalone from the Commedia dell’Arte, c.1635-36

NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Ben 0291 pic Ben 0293a pic

Benesch 293a

Govert Flinck?

Studies of Actors in Dialogue, c.1638-40

Private Collection, USA

Ben 0293a pic

Benesch 293a ENLARGED

Ben 0263 Weimar Ben 0294 pic RECTO Ben 0294 VERSO pic

Benesch 294 recto

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Seated Actor in a Plumed Hat: Capitano from the Commedia dell’Arte

c.1636-40

GB London, Courtauld Institute

Benesch 294 verso

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

Sketch of the Head of the Seated Actor as Capitano, c.1636-40

GB London, Courtauld Institute

Ben 0294A pic

Benesch 294A

Rembrandt

A Quack on a Stage with a Parrot on his Shoulder, c.1635-36

A Vienna, Albertina

Ben 270 new Ben 0241 Ben 0241 DETAIL

Benesch 295 Recto

Rembrandt

An Actor in the Character of Pantalone, c.1635-36

NL Groningen, Groninger Museum

Ben 0296 pic

Benesch 296

Rembrandt

An Actor as Pantalone, standing, profile to left, c.1635-36

D Hamburg, Kunsthalle

Ben 0296a

Benesch 296a

Govert Flinck?

Bust of a Man in a Broad-Brimmed Hat, c.1640-45?

USA, Los Angeles, Private Collection (Joseph and Deborah Goldyne)

Benesch 297

Rembrandt

An Actor in a High Hat, c.1635-36

D Frankfurt, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie

Ben 0293 recto pic 2 Ben 0297 pic Ben 0298

Benesch 298

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

Heads of Two Actors, c.1636-40

GB Manchester, Manchester Art Gallery

Ben 0298 Comp of Ben 0327 DETAIL

Benesch 298 COMPARATIVE Illustration

Detail of Benesch 327 by Rembrandt: the contrast in style is clear.

Ben 0299 recto Ben 0299 verso

Benesch 299                                                                                                    

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout? (Verso retouched by Rembrandt??)

Seated Man in a Barrett, full-length, profile to left,  c.1636-40

Verso: A Cavalier Greeting a Lady

F Paris, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts

 

Benesch 299 Verso

Ben 0300 DETAIL Inscription pic

Benesch 300

Rembrandt

Two Studies of Women with a Child, c.1639

USA, Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, The Peck Collection

Ben 0300 comparative 1639 letter DETAIL met een Ben 0300 comparative 1639 letter op DETAIL

Benesch 300 COMPARATIVE Illustrations

Detail of inscription (top)

Details from Rembrandt's 3rd letter to Constantijn Huygens (below)

Ben 0301

Benesch 0301

Rembrandt

Three Studies of an Old Woman with a Veil and a Sketch of Two Women with a Child, c.1639

D Weimar, Goethe-Nationalmuseum

Ben 0301 COMP Riedel after Rt old woman

Benesch 0301 COMPARATIVE Illustration

Johann Anton Riedel 1736-1816)

after Rembrandt, 1755

Portrait of an Old Woman with a Veil ("Rembrandt's Mother")

Ben 0302 fiddled pic

Benesch 302

School of Rembrandt

Two Studies of a Woman with a Child, c.1645-53?

NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

 

Ben 0303 pic

Benesch 303

Rembrandt (?)

Mother and Child Seated in a Chair, the mother in profile to right

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 304

School of Rembrandt (Ferdinand Bol??)

Two Women with a Baby  , c.1640?

D Dresden, Kupferstich-Kabinett

Ben 0305

Benesch 305

School of Rembrandt

Two Orientals Standing in Discussion, c.1640-45

Whereabouts unknown (since 1978)

Ben 0306 pic

Benesch 306

School of Rembrandt/Rembrandt??

A Man Reclining, Apparently Ill, c.1638-39

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Ben 0307 explorer pic

Benesch 307

School of Rembrandt/Rembrandt??

A Man Reclining in Bed, Apparently Ill, c.1638-39

F Paris, Musée du Louvre, Dpt des arts graphiques

Ben 0308

Benesch 0308

Rembrandt

A Woman Teaching a Child to Walk with Leading Strings; half-length sketch of a man, c.1636-37

A Vienna, Albertina

Benesch 0308 COMPARATIVE Illustration

Detail of the erased inscription, digitally enhanced

Ben 0308 inscription digitally enhanced _2 Ben 0309 pic

Benesch 0309

Rembrandt

A Woman Making a Small Child Stand on a Table, c.1636?

NL Amsterdam, Amsterdam Museum

Ben 0310 pic Ben 0310 COMPARATIVE Hermitage ptg

Benesch 310

Rembrandt

Seated Old Woman with Clasped Hands, c.1637-40

F Paris, Musée du Louvre (Collection E. de Rothschild)

Benesch 310 COMPARATIVE Illustration

School of Rembrandt

An Old Woman in an Armchair, 1654

Oil on canvas, 109 x 84 cm

R St. Petersburg, The Hermitage

 

 

Ben 0311 pic Ben 0311 COMPARATIVE Darmstadt Flagellation

Benesch 311

School of Rembrandt (Carel Fabritius??)

A Young Man Pulling a Rope, full-length, profile to right, c.1646-54

NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 311 COMPARATIVE Illustration

School of Rembrandt

The Flagellation of Christ

D Darmstadt, Hessisches Landesmuseum

Benesch 306 verso

Benesch 306 Verso

School of Rembrandt

Head of a Man in  a Fur Hat

Ben 0312 pic Benesch 0312 watermark

Benesch 312

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

Man in a Plumed Hat and Rich Costume, three-quarter length, c.1636-40

GB London, Victoria and Albert Museum

Benesch 312 COMPARATIVE Illustration

The watermark

Ben 0313 pic

Benesch 313

Rembrandt

A Woman with a Child Descending a Staircase, c.1635-37

USA New York, Pierpont Morgan Library

Ben 0313a pic recto Ben 0313a verso

Benesch 313a

School of Rembrandt

Bust Portrait of a Child, c.1640-42

NL Amsterdam, Museum het Rembrandthuis

Benesch 313a Verso

Ben 0313a pic recto

Benesch 313a Recto ENLARGED

NL Amsterdam, Museum het Rembrandthuis

Ben 0687 pic ex Pinterest DETAIL

Benesch 313a COMPARATIVE Illustration

Detail of Benesch 687, by Rembrandt himself

Ben 0313a COMP Detail of Five Heads with Saskia

Benesch 313a COMPARATIVE Illustration

Rembrandt

Studies of the Heads of Saskia and Others, 1636, DETAIL

USA New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ben 0314 pic Ben 0314 pic

Benesch 314

Rembrandt

A Woman in Dutch National Costume, c.1636-38

GB London, British Museum

Benesch 314

ENLARGED

Ben 0315 pic

Benesch 315

Rembrandt

A Woman Wearing Dutch National Costume, seen from behind, c.1636-38

NL Haarlem, Teyler Museum

 

Ben 0316 pic

Benesch 316

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Young Woman in an Elaborate Costume, full-length, walking to left, c.1638-40

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

 

Ben 0316 pic DETAIL

Benesch 316, DETAIL, enlarged

Ben 0316a etching after lost dg Ben 0317 bandw

Benesch 316a

Etching by Johann Daniel Laurentz after Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?? possibly after Rembrandt??

Woman Wearing a Veil with a Cap with a Heron’s Feather

ENLARGED

 

Benesch 318 DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 317

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

Young Woman in Rich Costume with an Oriental Headdress, c.1638-40

D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Ben 0318 recto pic Ben 0318 recto pic DETAIL

Benesch 318

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

An Actor in Elaborate Costume, in the Role of Badeloch (?)

USA New York, Morgan Library

Ben 0319 medium VH pic

Benesch 319

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Woman in a Rich Costume, seen from behind, full-length, c.1638-40

D Dresden, Kupferstich-Kabinett

Eeckhout Actress Ulm

Benesch 318-319 COMPARATIVE Illustration

Not in Benesch

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Woman or Actor in an Elaborate Costume

Pen and brown ink with brown wash. 198 x 148mm.

D Ulm, Ulmer Museum

Ben 320 pic

Benesch 320

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Weeping Woman in Rich Attire, full-length, profile to left, c.1638-40

NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

COMPARATIVE Illustration to Benescg 275

Barthel Beham (1504-40): Virgin and Child

Engraving, 105 x 83mm

GB London, British Museum (1850,0810.254)

Ben 0113 comp Beham Ben 0321 pic

Benesch 321

Rembrandt

An Actor or Woman in Rich Costume, full-length, moving away to right in profil perdu, c.1638

D Leipzig, Museum der bildenden Künste

Ben 0321 detail pic

Benesch 321 DETAIL

Ben 0322 pic

Benesch 0322

Govert Flinck?

Half-Length Study of a Woman or Actor in a Plumed Hat, turned to left,

c.1638

CH, Geneva, Private Collection (Jean Bonna)

Ben 0323 Louvre

Benesch 323

Govert Flinck?

A Woman Kneeling on a Step, turned to right, c.1636

F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Ben 0324 pic Metropolitan

Benesch 324

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?

A Man Seated on a Step, wearing a flat cap, c.1638

USA New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ben 0316a COMP illustration copy with Koller 23 March 2018 lot 3429

Benesch 316a COMPARATIVE Illustration, ENLARGED

the model for the etching by Johann Daniel Laurentz, by Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?? possibly after Rembrandt??

Zurich Art Market 2018 (see note 1 of the catalogue entry)

Drawings still considered to be by Rembrandt are aligned to the left

Drawings no longer considered to be by Rembrandt are aligned to the right 

Comparative illustrations are ranged

down the centre

      and some 'attributed' drawings

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Ben 0285a pic of ADDED SECTION ONLY

Fig.a The added section at the

top right of Benesch 285a,

showing an angel's wing.

Ben 0300 Peck Ackland Ben 0304 pic ex Dresden site Ben 0295 VERSO ex Groningen Museum site

Benesch 295 Verso

Rembrandt

Rapid Sketch of a Figure Seated on Horseback, c.1635-36

NL Groningen, Groninger Museum

NB Photo slightly reduced

Ben 0295 Recto ex Groninger Mus site Ben 0295 VERSO DETAIL ex Groningen Museum site

Benesch 295 Verso

Detail, Enlarged...

Ben 0282 ex Groninger Museum site