Benesch 325-426 illustrations

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

Comparative illustrations are ranged down the centre and some ‘attributed’ drawings

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

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Benesch 325, Detail, enlarged

Benesch 325
School of Rembrandt [Gerbrand van den Eeckhout??],
reworked by Rembrandt?
A Woman Seated, to right, wearing an exotic costume
1638-39?
D Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 326
Rembrandt??
A Bearded Man, half-length, in
exotic costume 1638?
D Hannover, Sprengel Museum (Kestner Museum Collection)

Benesch 327
Rembrandt
Three Studies of a Bearded Man on Crutches and a Woman
1632-35??
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 327, Enlarged

Benesch 328
School of Rembrandt
An Old Man in a Tall Hat, full-length, leaning on a stick
1637-38?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Rijksprentenkabinet

Benesch 328, Detail, Enlarged

Benesch 329
Rembrandt?
Head of a Bearded Man in a High Cap, profile to left 1632?
USA New York, Morgan Library

Benesch 329 COMPARATIVE Illustrations.
Left to right: Benesch 330, 331, 336 and 329 actual size/ in proportion. All USA New York, Morgan Library

Benesch 329 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Benesch 327, Detail, enlarged. GB London,
British Museum

Benesch 329 COMPARATIVE Illustrations: Benesch 336 [detail] and Benesch 329 enlarged in proportion. Both USA New York, Morgan Library

Benesch 330, Enlarged

Benesch 330
Rembrandt?
Bust of a Bearded Man in a Fur-Trimmed Hat 1632?
USA New York, Morgan Library

Benesch 330
Rembrandt?
Bust of a Bearded
Man in a Fur-Trimmed
Hat 1632?
USA New York,
Morgan Library

Left: Enlarged

Benesch 332
Enlarged

Benesch 332
Rembrandt?
Head of a Bearded
Man in a Flat Cap
1632-35?
F Bayonne, Musée Bonnat-Helleu

Fig.a. Detail of Benesch 519 (left) with a detail of Benesch 332 (right), both enlarged: the fine underdrawing in the former resembles the latter

Benesch 332A
Rembrandt??
Bust of a Young Man with a High Barret 1632-35?
Private Collection, New York

Benesch 333, Enlarged

Benesch 0333
Rembrandt?
Head of a Man in a Fur Cap 1632-34?
F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Benesch 334, Enlarged

Benesch 334
Rembrandt?
Bust of Old Man in a Fur Hat 1632-35?
D Berlin, Wennerscheid [according to Benesch]

Benesch 335, Enlarged

Benesch 335
Govert Flinck?
Bust of a Bearded Man in a Barret 1634-35?
F Private Collection

Benesch 336
Rembrandt*
A Bearded Elder and a Self-Portrait, 1633-34?
USA New York, Morgan Library

Ben 336 COMPARATIVE Illustration.
Rembrandt, Detail of St John the Baptist
Preaching, c.1633-34. D Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Benesch 336, Enlarged

Benesch 337
Govert Flinck?
Bust of a Man in Kingly Costume 1636-38?
D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Benesch 338
Govert Flinck?
Bust of a Man in Kingly Costume 1636-38?
D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Benesch 337, Enlarged

Benesch 338, Enlarged

Benesch 339
Rembrandt
Four Studies of Male Heads 1635-36?
USA Cambridge (Mass.), Fogg Art Museum,
Harvard University Art Museums,
Maida and George Abrams Collection

Benesch 339, Detail, enlarged

Benesch 339A
Rembrandt?
Four Studies of Men 1639?
GB Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Benesch 340
Rembrandt
Sheet of Studies, Mostly Male Heads, and with a woman cradling
her child studied three times 1634-35?
GB Birmingham, Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Benesch 340a
Johann Daniel Laurentz after Rembrandt?
Bust of an Elderly Man Wearing a
Sixteenth-Century Style Cap 1650?
Etching

Benesch 0341 Recto
Rembrandt
Five Studies of Heads 1633
NL Rotterdam, Museum
Boijmans van Beuningen

Benesch 0341 Verso
Rembrandt
Two Cottages 1633
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

Benesch 342
Rembrandt
A Young Woman Carrying a
Child 1636-37?
NL Amsterdam, Museum het
Rembrandthuis

Benesch 343
Rembrandt
Three Studies of Women Carrying a Child 1637-38?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia. Frits Lugt Collection

Benech 343, Watermark

Benesch 344
Rembrandt??
A Woman Holding a Child in her Arms 1632-35?
A Vienna, Albertina

Benesch 345
A Seated Man Feeding a Child,
with two further sketches of
children (“The Widower”) 1650-52?
DK Copenhagen, Statens Museum
For Kunst

Benesch 346
Rembrandt
Bust of a Bearded Man
in a Fur Hat 1639-40
NL Amsterdam,
Amsterdam Museum

Benesch 346, Enlarged

Benesch 347
Rembrandt
A Seated Man, Listening 1638
GB London, Courtauld Institute

Benesch 348
Rembrandt
Two Men Listening (after Raphael)
1634? [dimensions unknown]
Whereabouts unknown (formerly
Dr van Lucius, The Hague)

COMPARATIVE Illustration. Marcantonio Raimondi after Raphael,
St Paul Preaching at Athens, engraving. GB London, The British Museum

Benesch 349, Enlarged

Benesch 349
School of Rembrandt (Ferdinand Bol??)
A Bearded Old Man in a Fur Cap 1636-38?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 350 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Detail of Benesch 340

Benesch 350, Enlarged

Benesch 350
Rembrandt?
Bust of an Elderly Man
in a Flat Cap 1635-39?
USA Washington, National
Gallery of Art (Widener
Collection)

Benesch 350 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Not in Benesch, Rembrandt, Seated Old Man
F Paris, Fondation Custodia (recto of the adjacent illustration)

Benesch 350 COMPARATIVE Illustration.
Not in Benesch, Rembrandt, Standing Woman, F Paris, Fondation Custodia
(verso of the adjacent illustration)

Benesch 351 Recto
Rembrandt
Studies of Five Figures 1634
S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Benesch 351 Verso
Rembrandt
The Massacre of the Innocents? 1634
S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Benesch 351 verso COMPARATIVE Illustration. Benesch 151, Detail

Benesch 351 recto COMPARATIVE Illustration. Benesch 142 recto

Benesch 351 COMPARATIVE Illustration: Benesch 145

Benesch 352
COMPARATIVE Illustration.
Detail of Benesch 682

Benesch 352
Rembrandt? or Flinck?
Bust of a Man in a Turban 1640-45?
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans
van Beuningen

Benesch 353 Recto
School of Rembrandt
(Constantijn Daniël van Renesse??)
Half-Length Study of a Man in a Turban by a Window, with a Girl Beyond 1652?
D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 353 Verso

Benesch 354
Rembrandt
Full-Length Standing Woman in Exotic Attire; Bust of a Woman in Profile to left 1653?
D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Benesch 354 Enlarged

Benesch 355
School of Rembrandt, either partly after Rembrandt or with some incipient work by Rembrandt or Gerbrand van den Eeckhout
Bust of a Man Wearing a Cap, profile to left 1635-40?
D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung



Benesch 356
School of Rembrandt
An Old Woman Wearing Spectacles, reading 1630-35?
P Wroclaw, Ossolineum (National Ossoliński Institute)

Benesch 357
Rembrandt
A Kneeling Man; Head of a Woman 1637?
A Vienna, Albertina

Benesch 357 COMPARATIVE Illustration
Rembrandt, The Baptism of the Eunuch,
etching 1641, Detail, reversed and enlarged

Benesch 357 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Rembrandt, The Baptism of the Eunuch. Etching, 1641. USA, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Gift of Jesse Howard Jr., 1922;
inv. 22.52.3)

Benesch 358
Rembrandt
Sketch-Sheet with Two Women Walking, one carrying a bundle and two dead birds, accompanied by a child 1647?
D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 359 Fig.a. After Ferdinand Bol, The Rest on the Flight into Egypt. USA San Diego, Museum of Fine Arts

Benesch 359
Ferdinand Bol
A Seated Woman Suckling a Child 1644
F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Benesch 360 Recto
Rembrandt
Four Studies of Women, two holding an infant 1633?
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 360 COMPARATIVE Illustrations. Details of Bartsch 358; NH 58 of c.1630 (Reversed) and Bartsch 152 NH 110 of 1632 to compare trails of zigzag shading in Benesch 360.

Benesch 360 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Compare:
1. Portrait of Saskia with the models seen in Benesch 360
2. Trails of zigzag shading as at upper right of Benesch 360.

Benesch 360 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Rembrandt,
Studies of the Head of ‘Saskia’ and others, 1636. Etching, 151 x 126mm. GB London, British Museum (inv. F,6.129)

Benesch 360 Verso
Rembrandt
Sketches of Men on Horseback 1633?
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 360 Verso COMPARATIVE
Illustration. Detail of Benesch 151

Benesch 0360 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Antonio Tempesta (1555-1630), A Standing Horse, with Lowered Head, Facing Right, from the Series: Horses from Different Lands, 1590. Etching with engraving, Bartsch 943. USA Cambridge (Mass.) Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall, by exchange (inv. S9.104.5)

Benesch 361
Rembrandt
Two Men Rowing 1635?
H Budapest, Szépművészeti
Múzeum

Benesch 361, Enlarged

Benesch 361 COMPARATIVE
Illustration. Rembrandt
The Mill, c.1645 (Detail)
USA Washington, National
Gallery of Art

Benesch 361 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Rembrandt, The Mill, 1645.
USA Washington, National Gallery of Art

Benesch 362 COMPARATIVE Illustration. Govert Flinck, The Civic Guardsmen of the Company of Captain Joan Huydecoper and Lieutenant Frans van Waveren (Detail), 1648-50. NL Amsterdam, Amsterdam Museum

Benesch 362
Govert Flinck?
Man in a Plumed Hat
with a Halberd 1640-45?
CH Basel, Kunstmuseum

Benesch 363 Recto
Rembrandt
A Figure Mounting a Horse, with an assistant 1637?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Rijksprentenkabinet

Benesch 363 COMPARATIVE Illustration.
Rembrandt, The Concord of the State,
Detail above; the whole below, c.1637.
NL Rotterdam, Museum
Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 363 Verso
Rembrandt
A Rider with a Quiver on Horseback, seen from behind 1637
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Rijksprentenkabinet

Benesch 363 Verso COMPARATIVE Illustration.
Rembrandt, The Baptism of the Eunuch. Etching, 1641
USA, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
(Gift of Jesse Howard Jr., 1922; inv.22.52.3)

Benesch 0364
Govert Flinck?? Rembrandt??
A Winged Hussar on Horseback with Two Orientals in Turbans 1638?
Whereabouts unknown (formerly with J.H. Boehler, Munich, stock no.3360)

Benesch 365
Rembrandt
A Black Drummer and Commander Mounted on Mules 1638
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 366
Rembrandt
Four Black Musicians with Wind Instruments 1638?
USA New York, The Morgan Library (Thaw Collection)

Benesch 366 Fig.a. Rembrandt, Detail from
St John The Baptist Preaching c.1633-34
D Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Benesch 0367
A Mounted Officer 1638?
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 368
Rembrandt
Two Mummers on Horseback 1638?
USA New York, The Morgan Library

Benesch 369
Rembrandt
A Bearded Man in a High, Fur-Trimmed Hat 1635?
F Paris, Musée du Louvre

Benesch 369 Detail,
Enlarged

Benesch 369 Fig.a.
Rembrandt, Detail
from St John the
Baptist Preaching,
c.1633-34. D Berlin,
Gemäldegalerie
















Benesch 370
Rembrandt
Three Studies of Men with Fur Caps 1635?
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans
Van Beuningen







Fig.a. Detail from the top of Benesch
370, showing a horizontal and straight
‘white line effect’ at the platemark
caused by the printing of the etching
on the verso.


Benesch 370 Verso
Rembrandt
Bearded Old Man in a High Fur Cap (Bartsch 290; NH 148), c.1635
Etching. NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 371 Fig.a. Aert de
Gelder? A Seated Man Wearing
a Hat, Van Regteren Altena sale, Amsterdam, Christie’s, 10 December, 2014, lot 163

Benesch 371
Aert de Gelder?
Two Studies of Men’s Heads 1665?
Present whereabouts unknown (formerly Paris, Comtesse de Béhague). NB For the illustration, from a black and white photograph, I have deployed a ‘sunscreen’ filter in MS Pictures to create an approximation to the original tonalities.

Benesch 371 Enlarged (black and white image)

Fig.b. Aert de Gelder? Standing Oriental,
c.1665-70. NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans
Van Beuningen

Benesch 372
Rembrandt?
Two Small Head Studies, c.1630-35
NL Amsterdam, Amsterdam Museum

Benesch 372, Enlarged

Benesch 373
Rembrandt
An Old Woman with a Stick and Other Sketches of Women 1647-50?
NL Amsterdam, Museum het Rembrandthuis

Benesch 374
Rembrandt
Seated Woman, resting her head in her
left hand 1646-48?
Present whereabouts unknown

Benesch 0375
Rembrandt
A Pregnant Woman and a Man Holding
a Violin 1645-50?
A Vienna, Albertina

Benesch 0375 Detail,
enlarged




Benesch 0376 Recto
Rembrandt
A Seated Woman, Stripped to the Waist 1633-35?
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen





















Benesch 376 Verso
Rembrandt
A Standing Woman 1633-35?
NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Benesch 377
Rembrandt? Govert Flinck??
A Woman Carrying a Child with a Man in a
Fur Hat 1638-39?
F Besançon, Musée des Beaux-Arts et
d’Archéologie de Besançon

Benesch 378 Enlarged

Benesch 378
School of Rembrandt (after Rembrandt?)
Bust of an Old Woman in a Turban 1638-45?
Formerly Tobias Christ, Basel

Benesch 379 Recto
Rembrandt
A Sleeping Boy 1635?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 379 DETAIL enlarged

Fig.a. Benesch 340 Detail.

Benesch 379 Verso
Rembrandt
Sketch of a Woman in Bed (Saskia?) 1635?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 380, Watermark

Benesch 380
School of Rembrandt (Ferdinand Bol?)
A Woman Lying in Bed 1641-45?
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 380 Fig.a. Rembrandt,
A Woman (Saskia) in Bed (Detail of Etching, Bartsch 369; NH 177), c.1641-42. USA New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Bequest of Clifford A. Furst, by exchange)

Benesch 380, Detail, enlarged

Benesch 381
Rembrandt
Study Sheet with Three Women and a Boy 1639?
USA New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Benesch 381 DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 381, Fig.a. Rembrandt, The Angel Departing from Tobit and his
Family, 1641. Etching, 103 x 164. Bartsch 43; NH 189, 2nd state.
GB London, The British Museum (inv.1910,0212.378)

Benesch 382 Recto
Rembrandt
A Seated Woman with a Child on her Lap
1641-46?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia (Coll. Frits Lugt)

Benesch 382 Verso
Rembrandt
The Adoration of the Magi 1641-46?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia (Coll. Frits Lugt)

Benesch 382 Verso, DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 383
Rembrandt
Three Studies of a Man Seen in Profile
1637-40?
S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Benesch 383 Enlarged

Benesch 384, Enlarged

Benesch 384
School of Rembrandt (Rembrandt??)
Head of an Old Woman 1635- 40?/1650-55?
D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Benesch 385 Enlarged

Benesch 385
Gerbrand van den Eeckhout?
A Woman Reading 1635-40?
USA New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Benesch 385a
Carl Ludwig Stieglitz (1727-1787) Etching after Rembrandt??
A Seated Young Woman Reading 1635-40?

Benesch 0386
Ferdinand Bol? / Rembrandt??
Four Studies of the Head of a Woman; A Seated Old Woman; A Standing Man 1635-40?
Private Collection

Benesch 0386
From a more recent photograph, showing the condition of the sheet.

Benesch 387
Rembrandt?
Bust of a Figure Carrying a
Child on its Back 1638-40?
F Besançon, Musée des
Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie

Benesch 387 Enlarged

Benesch 388
Rembrandt*
Two Studies for the Sick Woman in the “Hundred Guilder Print”
1645-48?
Private Collection USA New York, Clement C. Moore II

Benesch 388, Enlarged

Benesch 389 Enlarged

Benesch 389
Willem Drost?
Standing Man with a Leather Bag, c.1650-55
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 390, Fig. a. Albrecht Dürer
Illustration from ‘Unterweysung der Messung’, 1525. Woodcut, 129 x 182.
GB London, The British Museum
(inv. E,2.398)

Benesch 390
Gerbrand van den Eeckhout? / Rembrandt?
An Artist in his Studio 1635?
USA Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum

Benesch 390 DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 391 Recto
Rembrandt
Two Women Teaching a Child to Walk;
A Woman Seen from the Back 1638-39?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia (Collection F. Lugt)

Benesch 391 Recto, Detail, enlarged

Benesch 391 Verso
Rembrandt
Two Small Sketches of the Head of a Man
1638-39?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia (Collection F. Lugt)

Benesch 391 Verso Detail Enlarged

Benesch 392
Rembrandt
An Interior with a Spiral Staircase, a man seated to the right
1635-39?
D Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst

Benesch 0393
Rembrandt
A Cow in a Shed, with a wheelbarrow and a figure 1638-39?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 393,
Watermark

Benesch 394
Rembrandt
Tavern Scene, with a Lascivious Man Fended Off by a Woman 1638-39
R Moscow, Pushkin Museum (under dispute), formerly NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Franz Koenigs Collection (inv. R 20).

Benesch 394, Detail

Benesch 395
Rembrandt
A Woman Having her Hair Done (Saskia) 1638-39?
A Vienna, Albertina

Fig.a. Benesch 395 in black and white to approximate to the original monochrome effect

Benesch 395 Detail, Enlarged

Benesch 396
Rembrandt
A Woman having her Hair Combed
1638-39?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia

Benesch 396 Enlarged

Fig.a. Benesch 606

Benesch 397
Ferdinand Bol (retouched by Rembrandt?)
A Man and a Woman Seated at a Table 1640-41?
Private Collection (presumably with the heirs of Dr George Baer of New Rochelle, N.Y. )

Benesch 398
Rembrandt
Tric-Trac Players 1635?
I Venice, Gallerie dell’ Accademia

Benesch 399
Rembrandt
Four Men Around a Table, One Playing the Flute
1635?
GB Norwich, Castle Museum

Benesch 399 Detail, enlarged

Fig.a Benesch 164,
Detail, enlarged

Benesch 399 Detail, Enlarged

Benesch 400
Rembrandt
Two Butchers at Work, c.1635-36
D Frankfurt, Städel

Benesch 400 DETAIL , Enlarged [1]

Benesch 400 DETAIL, Enlarged

Fig. a. Philips Galle after Maerten van Heemskerck, The Prodigal Son: the Slaughter of the Fatted Calf, 1562. Engraving, 210 x 245 mm.

Benesch 400, Enlarged

Benesch 401
Rembrandt
The Naughty Boy 1635?
D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett













Fig.a (Right). Enlarged Detail of Rembrandt’s etching, The Pancake Woman, 1635. Bartsch 124; NH 144 (first state)
London, British Museum (inv. 1848,0911.62)

Benesch 401, DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 402
A Woman and Five Children 1635
D Bremen, Kunsthalle, formerly.

Benesch 403 Recto
Rembrandt
A Woman Reassuring a Child Frightened by a Dog 1633-34?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia, Collection F. Lugt.

Benesch 403 Recto DETAIL, Enlarged

Benesch 403, Fig.a. Ignace-Joseph de Claussin,
Etching after Benesch 403, GB London, British Museum

Benesch 403, Fig.b. Ignace-Joseph de Claussin
Etching after Benesch 403, later state, cut at top, horizontal lines burnished out and with added inscription.

Benesch 403 Verso
Rembrandt
Two Studies of a Woman Carrying
a Child 1635?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia, Collection F. Lugt

Benesch 403A Recto
Rembrandt
A Woman with a Child in
her Arms 1635?
S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Benesch 403A Recto, Enlarged

Benesch 403A Verso
Rembrandt (reworked by a later hand)
A Man’s Head in Profile to Left 1646?
S Stockholm, Nationalmuseum

Benesch 403A Verso, Enlarged to show later
rework in grey wash, including touches with
the tip of the brush in the beard and below

Benesch 404
Rembrandt
A Bedroom with a Woman in Bed (Saskia) 1638?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Fig.a. Attributed to Esaias Boursse (1631-1672), An Interior with a Family and Two Nurses before a Fire. USA Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)

Benesch 405
Rembrandt
Saskia in Bed, a Maid Seated Beside Her 1635-36?
D Munich, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung

Benesch 405, Detail, Enlarged

Benesch 406
Rembrandt
Figures at a Doorway 1638-39?
Private Collection, CH Geneva
also below from image found online, but ‘watermarked’

Benesch 407
Rembrandt
Three Women and a Child by a Door 1639-40?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 407 Watermark

Benesch 408
School of Rembrandt
Two Women and a Man by a Door 1650-55?
NL The Hague, Museum Bredius

Benesch 409
Rembrandt
The Pancake Woman 1635-40?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 409 Detail, enlarged

Fig.a. Rembrandt, The Pancake Woman.
Etching, 1635, first state. GB London,
British Museum (inv. 1848,0911.62)

Fig.b. Jan van de Velde, The Pancake Woman.
Etching, 185 x 129. Hollstein 148, first state
GB London, British Museum (inv. S.15839)

Fig.c. Theodor Matham after Adriaen Brouwer,
The Pancake Woman. Etching. 182mm diameter.
Hollstein 34, first state. NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
(inv. RP-P-1882-A-6310)

Benesch 410
School of Rembrandt (possibly retouched by Rembrandt with wash)
A Woman in Bed and a Nurse 1635-36? or (more probably) later
NL Groningen, Groninger Museum

Benesch 411
Rembrandt
A Woman with a Child Frightened by a Dog 1637-38?
H Budapest, Szépművészeti Múzeum

Benesch 411 Enlarged to 200%

Benesch 412
School of Rembrandt (Carel Fabritius??),
retouched by Rembrandt?
A Child Trying to Walk Between Two Standing
Women; a sketch of a head 1640-45?
NL Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Benesch 412, Detail

Fig.a Benesch 406, Detail 

Fig.b Benesch 147, Detail

Benesch 413
Rembrandt (much reworked by an inferior hand)
A Bedroom with a Woman Reclining in Bed, with a Child 1638-39?
USA Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Art Museum



Figs.a-f. Comparisons between details of Benesch 413 (Figs a, c and e) and Benesch 404 (Figs b, d and f). Note the additions by a later hand in grey wash, including the candle on the chair in Fig.c.

Figs.a-b 

Fig. g. Detail of Benesch 759

Fig.c

Fig.d

Figs.e-f

Benesch 414
Rembrandt
Two Women, One Seated with a Child 1636-37?
P Wroclaw, Ossolineum (National Ossoliński Institute)

Benesch 415
Ferdinand Bol?
Two Seated Women with a Child
1638-40?
Private Collection, USA, New York

Benesch 416
Rembrandt
A Quack Addressing a Crowd from a Platform 1636-37
D Berlin, Staatliche Museen Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

Fig.a. Gerrit Dou, The Quacksalver, 1748. Oil on panel, 112.4 x 83.4. NL Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (on loan from the Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, 1939)

Benesch 416 Detail, enlarged

Benesch 416 Detail, enlarged

Benesch 417 Detail, enlarged

Benesch 417 Detail, enlarged

Benesch 417
Gerbrand van den Eeckhout
A Quack Addressing a Crowd 1637?
GB London, Courtauld Gallery, Samuel Courtauld Trust

Benesch 417, Detail

Fig.a. Benesch 147, Detail

Benesch 418 Recto
Rembrandt
A Quack 1636-37?
Canada, Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario

Benesch 418 Verso
Rembrandt
Head of an Old Woman 1628-29?
Canada, Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario

Benesch 418 Recto, enlarged

Benesch 418A
Rembrandt
Peasants Brawling in an Inn 1635?
F Montpellier, Musée Fabre

Benesch 418A Enlarged

Benesch 418A Detail, enlarged

Fig.a. Left: Benesch 418A, Detail, with details of Benesch A35 of 1644 (centre –
on which see the ‘Not in Benesch’ tab) and Benesch 95 of c.1637-39 (right)

Fig.b. Left: detail of Benesch 418A with (right) detail of Benesch A18 of c.1635 (on which see the ‘Not in Benesch’ tab)

Fig.c. Left: Detail of Benesch 133 of
c.1633-35 with (right) detail of Benesch 418A

Fig.d. Detail of Benesch 418A (centre) with details of
Benesch 340 of c.1634-35 (left) and Benesch 292 of c.1635 (right)

Fig.e. Left: detail of Benesch 400
with detail of Benesch 418A (right)

Benesch 418B
Govert Flinck
Soldiers Playing Cards in an Interior 1638-39?
Whereabouts unknown (formerly NL The Hague, S. de Clercq)

Fig.a. Govert Flinck, Joseph Interpreting Dreams. Pen
and brown ink, 114 × 135. USA Los Angeles, The J. Paul
Getty Museum

Benesch 418B Enlarged

Benesch 419 Recto
School of Rembrandt (Govert Flinck??)
A Pedlar with a Woman and Child 1638-39?
USA New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehmann Collection

Benesch 419 Verso
School of Rembrandt (Rembrandt??)
Sketch of the Head of an Old Woman 1630-31?
USA New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehmann Collection

Benesch 420
School of Rembrandt (after Rembrandt??)
A Woman and Child with a Man in a Chair 1636-40
Private Collection, Paris

Benesch 420 in a more recent photograph kindly supplied by the present owner (2021)

Benesch 421
Rembrandt
Two Women Teaching a Child to Walk 1635-37?
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 421, Enlarged

Benesch 422
Rembrandt
A Woman Teaching a Child to Stand 1635-37
GB London, British Museum

Fig.a. Benesch 421-22 photographed in
transmitted light and (speculatively)
re-joined as they may originally have
been, following the pattern of the laid
and chain lines and the shadowing
caused by variations in the thickness
of the paper.

Benesch 423 Recto
Rembrandt*
The Artist Drawing from the Model 1639
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 423 Verso
Rembrandt*
Joseph expounding the Prisoners’ Dreams 1639
GB London, British Museum

Benesch 423 Recto (reduced)

Fig.a Rembrandt, The Artist Drawing from the Model. Etching, 232 x 184, 1st state. GB London, British Museum (inv. 1895,1214.111)

Fig.b Rembrandt, The Artist Drawing from the Model, Etching, 232 x 1845 2nd state. GB London,
British Museum (inv. F,5.140)

Fig.c Peter Feddes van Harlingen, Pygmalion, 1615. Etching, 223 x 156. Private Collection.

Fig.d Jacopo de’ Barbari, Venus and Fame, Engraving, c.1503-4, 182 x 123. GB Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Fig.e After Praxiteles (?), “Venus Felix”, Marble, 2.14m high.
Vatican Museums.

Benesch 424. Low-resolution jpeg from Ossolineum site, showing contrast between brown ink in the foreground
and the black ink in the background
(https://ossolineum.pl/old/rembrandt/ilustr34.jpg (accessed
17 April 2019)

Benesch 424
Rembrandt? (Gerbrand van den Eeckhout??)
Pastoral Scene, c.1636-38
P Wroclaw, Ossolineum

Benesch 0425
Rembrandt
A Woman (Saskia?) in Bed, and a Nurse 1640-41
D Weimar, Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar, Schlossmuseum

Ben 0425 Verso
Rembrandt
Sketch of a Standing Man in a Cloak 1638-41
D Weimar, Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar, Schlossmuseum
NB Poor quality scan.

Benesch 426
Rembrandt
Saskia in Bed and a Seated Maid 1639-40?
F Paris, Fondation Custodia