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Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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1641

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 3 11/16 × 2 5/8 in. (9.3 × 6.6 cm)

Sheet: 3 11/16 × 2 11/16 in. (9.4 × 6.8 cm)

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

PR.997.5.113

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper center: Rembrandt f 164 [last digit missing]; stamped, on verso: collection marks of the Earl of Aylesford (Lugt 58), H.S. Olivier (Lugt 1373), A. Hirsch (Lugt 133), and J.H. Wrenn (Lugt 1475)

Course History

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

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

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

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

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

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

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

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.

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. 77.

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. 18.

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.119, no. 255.

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. 77.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb, A Humanist Vision: The Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection of Rembrandt Prints, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1988, pp. 50-51, no. 18, ill.

Provenance

Heneage Finch, Fifth Earl of Aylesford, London, and Packington Hall, Warwickshire 1786-1859; sold to Samuel Woodburn 1846; H.S. Olivier, Potterne Manor, Wiltshire; Alphonse Hirsch, Paris 1843-1884; sold to Sotheby's, London, July 29-30, 1875; given to John H. Wrenn, Chicago 1841-1911; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York; lot 868; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on November 14, 1981; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 195 i/ii; Bartsch and Hollstein 310; Hind 188

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