London, South Kensington
5 December 2007
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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W. Sumowski, 'Rembrandtzeichnungen', Pantheon, XXII, 1964, p. 236, fig. 5 (as Rembrandt).
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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