The Boat House (Het Spelonkje); Grotto with a Brook

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669



Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Overall: 5 × 5 1/4 in. (12.7 × 13.4 cm)

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



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Rembrandt. 1645.; stamped, on verso: M.J.M. (Lugt 1879); inscribed, on verso: EHose

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

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. 246.

David R. Smith, "Rembrandt's metaphysical wit: The Three Trees and The Omval," Word & Image, Volume 21, No. 1, January -March 2005, UK: Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2005, pp. 1-21, ill. p. 13.


Mary Jane Morgan, New York; sold to American Art Association, New York, March 15, 1886, lot 2100; Bromberg (?); sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, between 7/93 and 8/94; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 220 ii/ii; Bartsch and Hollstein 231; Hind 211

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