Study for the Figure of Rachel


  • Title

    Study for the Figure of Rachel

  • Artist/maker

    Pieter Lastman (1583 - 1633)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1621 - 1622
  • Material and technique

    red chalk, with black and white chalk, on orange prepared paper (laid down)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 22.8 x 20.1 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1953.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Christian Tico Seifert, Pieter Lastman: Studien zu Leben und Werk: mit einem kritischen Verzeichnis der Werke mit Themen aus der antiken Mythologie und Historie (Petersberg / Michael Imhof, 2011), 222

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris, Drawings for Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt (Washington, 2017), 24, p. 91, illus. p. 92

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