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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 343

    School of Rembrandt, circa 1635

    The Rape of Europa

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    School of Rembrandt, circa 1635
    The Rape of Europa
    pen and two shades of brown ink, watermark PG, the lower margin made up
    5 3/8 x 6¼ in. (137 x 157 mm.)


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    Peter Schatborn suggests that this drawing can be attributed to a pupil of Rembrandt working in the mid-1630s. We are grateful to Mr Schatborn for his help with the cataloguing of this drawing.

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    Literature

    W. Sumowski, 'Rembrandtzeichnungen', Pantheon, XXII, 1964, p. 236, fig. 5 (as Rembrandt).