The Artist's Mother, Head and Bust: Three Quarters Right

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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1628

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Plate: 2 9/16 × 2 1/2 in. (6.5 × 6.4 cm)

Sheet: 2 3/4 × 2 5/8 in. (7 × 6.7 cm)

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

PR.997.5.115

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

On view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: RHL [monogram] 1628 [2 backwards]; inscribed, on verso, in graphite: C. 37748

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

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

SART 27, 28, 74, Printmaking I-Intaglio, II, III, Ariel Frieberg, Spring 2015

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

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, II, III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2013

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

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

SART 27, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

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.

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's Journey: Painter- Draftsman- Etcher, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, October 26, 2003-January 18, 2004 and The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, February 14-May 9, 2004, cat. no. 20.

Master Prints from the Fifteenth through Eighteenth Centuries from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, September 11-November 6, 1977, and Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, July 2-August 14, 1978, no. 28.

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

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

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. 74.

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. 1.

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, p.61, ill. p.60, listed, p.119, no. 257.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 149-151, ill. p.149, no. 87.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 12, fig. 10; p. 51, no. 74.

Rembrandt Prints in the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p. 3.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb, A Humanist Vision: The Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection of Rembrandt Prints, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1988, pp. 16-17, no. 1, ill.

Diane J. Gingold, Master Prints from the Fifteenth through Eighteenth Centuries from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1977, p. 54, no. 28.

Clifford S. Ackley, "Rembrandt's Journey: Painter- Drafstman- Etcher", Boston, Massachusetts: Museum of Fine Arts, 2003, cat. no. 20, pp. 86 and 313.

Provenance

Colnaghi & Company, Inc.; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on July 9, 1971; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 5 ii/iv; Bartsch and Hollstein 354; Hind 1

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