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Maker(s):Rembrandt, Harmensz van Rijn
Culture:Dutch (1606-1669)
Title:Mother and Child (also listed as Virgin and Child in the Clouds)
Date Made:1641
Place Made:Europe; Netherlands
Measurements:Mat: 19 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in; 48.9 cm x 36.2 cm; Sheet/Image: 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 15.9 cm x 10.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: verso, lwr. r. (ink): [three dimensional box with a "B" on top face]; INSCRIPTION: ctr. ctr. (pencil): 0161; INSCRIPTION: lwr. (pencil): K.Beutabin [ill.] / C. 13637 / f.668 / c.9613
Accession Number:  MH 1985.7
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Erdman Harris
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical portrait of a kneeling mother holding swaddled child, together set in clouds and rays of light.

mother and child; Christianity

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