François Auguste Moitte after Rembrandt

An old man sleeping by the fire, perhaps typifying Sloth, ca. 1786-1787
Amsterdam, Rijksprentenkabinet
<a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/56583" title="François Auguste Moitte"><span class="text">François Auguste Moitte</span></a> after <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/66219" title="Rembrandt"><span class="text">Rembrandt</span></a>
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Object information
Object category
reproductive print
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.
paper, etching, inkt
rectangle (portrait format) 260 x 198 mm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription lower left: Jean Liévens Pinx.
  • inscription lower right: A. Moitte aqua forti triere sc.
  • inscription lower center: Tiré du Cabinet de Mr. le Brun, D'après le Tableau Original de Jean Liévens de 18. pou. edemie de Haut.r sur 15 po.s de L.r Bois. Paris chez Joubert, rue des Mathurins au coin de celle de la Sorbonne.
Current attribution
François Auguste Moitte
after Rembrandt
Rejected attribution
after Jan Lievens
inscription print
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1786-1787 (1770 - 1790)
Atwater 1988
Created in
Print/illustration included in
J.B.P. Le Brun, Galerie des Peintres Flamands, Hollandais et Allemands, Paris/ Amsterdam 1792-96, vol. 2 (1792), opposite p. 15
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2011-09-22; Last modification: 2017-12-04


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