The Windmill

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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1641

Etching on laid paper

Overall: 5 3/4 × 8 1/16 in. (14.6 × 20.5 cm)

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

PR.997.5.105

Geography

Place Made: Netherlands, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Rembrandt f 1641; stamped, on verso: collection mark of the Earl of Aylesford (Lugt 58) Watermark: Partial coat-of-arms with fleur-de-lys (close to Heawood 625)

Course History

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2014

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

ARTH 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

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

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Mary Coffey, Joy Kenseth, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

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.

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. 66.

Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, July 1-August 28, 1994, no. 103.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling an European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH. 29 January 2020.

Rembrandt Prints from the Weil Collection, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, April 10-May 23, 1999.

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.

Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2018, Symbolic Landscape: Exloring the Semiotics of Landscape in Rembrandt's "Three Trees", Tess McGuinness, Class of 2018, Kathryn Conroy Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, https://www.tmcguinness.vsfd.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/

With a Sincere Hand and a Faithful Eye, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 46, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 28-December 17, 2000.

Publication History

LaRosa, Suzanne, ed., "Rembrandt, Beyond the Brush: Master Prints from the Weil Collection", Montgomery, Alabama: The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 112 pp., Checklist no. 54, March 1999.

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, ill. p.8, listed, p.115, no. 247.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 51, no. 103.

Hilliard Goldfarb, A Humanist Vision: The Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection of Rembrandt Prints, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1988, pp. 158-159, no. 66, ill.

William H. Schab Gallery, Great Old Master Prints & Drawings 1500-1800 from Distinguished Collections, New York: William H. Schab Gallery, 1968, p. 88, no. 113.

Provenance

Heneage Finch, Fifth Earl of Aylesford, London and Packington Hall, Warwickshire, 1786-1859; sold to Samuel Woodburn, London, 1846; William H. Schab Gallery, Inc., New York; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on August 23, 1982; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 200 only; Bartsch and Hollstein 233; Hind 279

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