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Inscription

Inscribed by a later hand lower left in black ink: Elieser et Rebeca gen. 24. v.14.; lower right in brown ink: 9147

Provenance

Pierre Crozat, Paris (1665 - 1740); (his sale, Paris, 10 April - 13 May 1741) (Mariette's inscription; see Peter Schatborn, "Van Rembrandt tot Crozat," Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 32 (1982), 41ff). George Guy, Earl of Warwick, (his sale, 21 May 1896, Christie's London). Thomas Halstead. Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, PA. Gift to NGA, 1942.



Exhibition History
1969
Rembrandt in the National Gallery of Art [Commemorating the Tercentenary of the Artist's Death], National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1969, no. 30, 37, repro.
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 56.
2006
Strokes of Genius: Rembrandt's Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography
1925
Valentiner, Wilhelm R. Rembrandt Handzeichnungen. New York, 1925: no. 51
1969
National Gallery of Art. Rembrandt in the National Gallery of Art: Commemorating the tercentenary of the artist's death. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1969: 37, no. 30, repro..
1973
Benesch, Otto. The Drawings of Rembrandt. 6 vols. London: Phaidon, 1973. (enlarged and edited by Eva Benesch from 1954-1957 ed.): no. 503.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 668, no. 1064, color repro.
1990
Macandrew, Hugh. Old Master Drawings from the National Gallery of Scotland. Washington, DC, 1990: 166.
1995
Martinez, Benjamin and Jacqueline Block. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design. 2nd edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1995: 95, fig. B.
2000
Röver-Kann, Anne. Rembrandt, oder nicht? Zeichnungen von Rembrandt und seinem Kreis aus den Hamburger und Bremer Kupferstichkabinetten. Bremen, 2000: 70, fig. a.