Attributed to Aert de Gelder

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Attributed to Aert de Gelder
Seated Female Nude with her Arms Upraised as if Doing her Hair
Pen and brown ink and wash, on light brown paper; traces of framing line in graphite.
8 x 6 3/16 inches (203 x 157 mm)
Gift of a Trustee in honor of Charles Ryskamp on his tenth anniversary as Director.

Watermark: none visible through lining.


Numbered at lower left corner, in graphite, almost illegible, "187". Inscribed on the old mount, at lower center, in graphite, "Rembrandt". On the verso of the mount, at lower right, also in graphite, "Rembrandt".

Eugène Rodrigues (1853-1928), Paris (Lugt 897); presumably Alfred Strölin, Sr. (1871-1954), Lausanne; possibly his son, Alfred Strölin, Jr. (1912-74), Neuilly-sur-Seine and Lausanne; possibly his son, Fred Strölin, Lausanne; possibly his widow, Mme. Fred Strölin, Lausanne; Mario Uzielli, Switzerland; Dr. Edmund Schilling (1888-1974), London; Otto Manley (d. 1989), Scarsdale, NY.
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, Formerly attributed to.
Rodrigues, Eugène, former owner.
Strölin, Alfred, 1871-1954, former owner.
Ströling, Alfred, 1912-1974, former owner.
Strölin, Fred, former owner.
Strölin, Fred, Mme., former owner.
Uzielli, Mario, former owner.
Schilling, Edmund, 1888-1974, former owner.
Manley, Otto, -1989, former owner.


Stampfle, Felice and Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann. Rembrandt Drawings from American Collections. Cambridge, MA: Fogg Art Museum; New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1960, no. 73, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 211.
Denison, Cara D., and Helen B. Mules, with the assistance of Jane V. Shoaf. European Drawings, 1375-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, no. 78, repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 81.

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