School of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

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School of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
The Blind Tobit and Anna with the Goat: Tobias 2:19-23
ca. 1645
Pen and brown ink and wash, with mauve-gray wash by a later hand, on paper; traces of framing line in brown ink.
6 3/4 x 9 3/16 inches (172 x 233 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 183
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Numbered on the verso, at lower center, in graphite, "19".
Watermark: Fleur-de-lis in shield, surmounted by crown, over "4" and letters "WR", (Strasbourg Lily).

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Sir Charles Greville (1763-1832), English officer (Lugt 549); his nephew George Guy, 4th Earl of Warwick (1818-93), Warwick Castle (Lugt 2600); his sale, London, Christie's, 20-21 May 1896, lot 299 (to Fairfax Murray for £17.0.0); 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.
Bibliography: 

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 183, repr. (as Rembrandt).
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 234.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, Formerly attributed to.
Greville, Charles, 1762-1832, former owner.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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