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The Family in the Room, 1645

  • Ferdinand Bol, Dutch, 1616-1680

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 1/4 × 8 1/2 inches (18.4 × 21.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund

63.4

Signed and dated (according to Bartsch), in plate, but extremely difficult to see: F. Bol | 1649

Stamp, in red, verso: DIA

1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bartsch, A. Catalogue Raisonne de Toutes les Etampes de Rembrandt, vol. II. Leipzig, 1880, p. 11, no. 4.

Ferdinand Bol, The Family in the Room, 1645, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund, 63.4.