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Etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Signed and dated, in plate, lower left of image: Bol - 1651
Stamp in red, verso: DIA
Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp](Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bartsch, A. Catalogue Raisonne de Toutes les Etampes de Rembrandt, vol. II. Leipzig, 1880, p. 15, no. 14.
Ferdinand Bol, The Woman with the Pear, 1651, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S160.
Hans Sebald Beham
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn