Rijn, van, Rembrandt, “Saul with his servants at the fortune-teller of Endor”

Rijn, van, Rembrandt, “Saul with his servants at the fortune-teller of Endor”

Leiden 1606 – Amsterdam 1669

Saul with his servants at the fortune-teller of Endor

Reed pen on paper
Dated: ca. 1657
156 x 235 mm
Inv.nr. T88-1946, Cat.nr.T6
Benesch 1028

Drawing in bister and reed pen on paper with no watermark. Otto Benesch dates this drawing ± 1657. The scene is 1.Samuel 28: Saul is afraid of the Filistines, and consults a woman ‘who has the mind of a prophetess’.

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