School of Rembrandt

A Bearded Elder Wearing a Tall Hat, Resting



School of Rembrandt - A Bearded Elder Wearing a Tall Hat, Resting

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Literature

Michael Jaffé, The Devonshire Collection of Northern European Drawings, Turin: London: Venice, 2002, nr. 1469


Provenance

Collector's mark "G. H." unidentified
presumably 2nd or 3rd Duke of Devonshire
Lord James Cavendish, MP (died unmarried in 1741)
his album is said to have belomged to the family of his great-great-nephew, Charles Cavendish, 1st Lord Chesham
until acquired c. 1950 by Mr L. Colling-Mudge
it was purchased for the British Museum from Mr Colling-Mudge (National Arts Collection Fun contributed £1500, Vallentin Fund £500)
some of the drawings were abstracted and separately mounted in 1964
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School of Rembrandt
A Bearded Elder Wearing a Tall Hat, Resting
104 x 90 cm
Pen and brown ink on white paper
British Museum, London