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Saint Francis Praying beneath a Tree

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Inscription

Lower right: Rembrandt f. 1657

Provenance

Comte Moritz von Fries (1777-1826, Vienna, cf. Lugt 2903); Baron Jan Gijsbert Verstolk van Soelen (1776-1845, The Hague and Soelen, Lugt 2490); probably included in his third sale, Amsterdam, de Vries, Brondgeest, and Roos, 26 October 1847 (and following days); Weber and van der Kolck, Brussels; Dukes d'Arenberg (Brussels and Nordkirchen, Lugt 567); William H. Schab, New York; from whom purchased by MFA, May 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

1657

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 107 ii; Hind 292

Dimensions

Platemark: 18 x 23.8 cm (7 1/16 x 9 3/8 in.) Sheet: 18.5 x 24 cm (7 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.703

Medium or Technique

Drypoint with etching and engraving on Japanese paper

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