School of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

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School of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Head and Right Hand of a Man in a Turban
ca. 1654-1656
Pen and brown ink on paper; framing line in brown ink.
1 13/16 x 1 3/16 inches (46 x 30 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 174c

Watermark: none.


Numbered at lower right corner, in brown ink, 22 (trimmed).

Dr. Edward Riggall, London; his sale, London, Sotheby's, 6-8 June 1901, one of five in lot 527: "Rembrandt van Rijn. Studies of Heads, pen and ink, from the Esdaile and other collections" (to Fairfax Murray for £42.0.0); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Associated names: 

Riggall, Edward, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


B. V 1082; ill. 1301 ca. 1654.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 207.