Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Virgin and Child with the Cat and the Snake
Etching on paper.
sheet: 97 x 145 mm; plate mark: 95 x 144 mm
NHD 278, I
Friedrich Kalle (1804-1875), Cologne and Bonn; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Signed and dated lower center, "Rembrandt ʺ f ʺ 1654.".
Two white spaces appear on the right of the upper margin. (White and Boon)