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Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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about 1652

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Overall: 8 7/16 × 6 7/16 in. (21.5 × 16.4 cm)

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

PR.997.5.107

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Stamped, on verso: collection mark of Felix Somary (not in Lugt) Watermark: CDG (Claude de George, employed at the Nersac mill in Angoumois and supplying paper to the Dutch market from 1643)

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

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

REL 60, Reformations: Protestant and Catholic, Catherine Randall, Fall 2013

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

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

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.

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

Reality and its Alternatives, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4-March 13, 2005.

Making Connections at the Hood Museum of Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 20-April 14, 2009.

Forms and Messages: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-March 10, 2002.

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. 127.

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. 39.

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, ill. cover and p.34, listed, p.117, no. 249.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 52, no. 127.

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. 82, March 1999.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb, A Humanist Vision: The Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection of Rembrandt Prints, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1988, pp. 98-99, no. 39, ill.

Etchings by Rembrandt from the Collection of Felix Somary, London: Artemis Fine Arts, Ltd., 1985, no. 39, ill.

Provenance

Dr. Carlos Gaa, Mannheim 1871-ca. 1925; sold to C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, May 5-6, 1926, lot 836; Felix Somary, Vienna and Zurich 1881-1956; Artemis Fine Arts, Ltd., London; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on November 14, 1985; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 270 iv/vii; Bartsch and Hollstein 270; Hind 260

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