Landscape with an Obelisk

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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about 1650; print after 1652

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Overall: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)

Plate: 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.997.5.103

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on verso, in brown ink: JB (Lugt 1419); stamped, twice, on verso: collection mark of R. Gutekunst (Lugt 2213a) Watermark: Partial shield with IR

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

Exhibition History

Rembrandt: Master of Light and Shadow; Etchings from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 8-September 17, 2006.

A Humanist Vision: The Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection of Rembrandt Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 20, 1988, no. 75.

A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.115, no. 245.

Hilliard Goldfarb, A Humanist Vision: The Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection of Rembrandt Prints, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1988, pp. 176-177, no. 75, ill.

Provenance

John Barnard, died 1784, London; sold to Thomas Philipe, London, May 8, 1798, lot 267 or 268; Richard Gutekunst, born 1870, Berne; sold to Garland-Smith & Co., London, December 2, 1920, lot 131; Richard Dawnay 1903-1965, Tenth Viscount Downe and Baron Dawnay of Danby, Wykeham Abbey, Scarborough, Yorkshire, after 1942; sold to Sotheby's, London, December 7, 1972, lot 177; Kennedy Galleries, New York; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on September 16, 1980; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 249 ii/ii; Bartsch and Hollstein 227; Hind 243

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