Adam and Eve

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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1638

Etching on laid paper

Overall: 6 7/16 × 4 5/8 in. (16.3 × 11.8 cm)

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

PR.997.5.88

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Rembrandt. f. 1638.; stamped, on verso: SAMLUNG HEBICH HAMBURG (L. 1250); inscribed, on verso, in black ink: Hekimi (?)

Course History

ANTH 7.05, Animals and Humans, Laura Ogden, Winter 2020

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 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 46, Northern Baroque Art, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

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

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 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

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

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

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

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

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

Undressed: The Nude in Context, 1500-1750, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, February 9-June 16, 2019.

Representations of the Body in Space from the Renaissance to the Present: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 3-March 15, 1998.

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.

Flesh and Desire [curated by Art History II Professors Jane Carroll and Katie Hornstein], Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth Collection January 7-March 4, 2013.

Envisioning Jerusalem: Prints from Durer to Rembrandt, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 9-June 19, 2011.

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. 114.

Cultural Exchange, the Body, and Art and Technology, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-March 9, 2003.

Creating the Feminine: Representations of Biblical Women from Sixteenth-Century Germany, A Space for Dialogue 85, Sara E. Trautz, Class of 2015, Mellon Special Project Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 8-December 21, 2014.

A Space for Dialogue 44, Femme Fatales, Changing Conceptions of the Dangerous Female in the Male Imagination, Marissa Slany, Class of 2008, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 17-May 11, 2008.

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. p.112, listed, p.111, no. 229.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p.24, fig. 29; p. 52, no. 114.

Sara E. Trautz, Creating the Feminine: Representations of Biblical Women from Sixteenth-Century Germany, A Space for Dialogue 85, Hanover, New Hampshire, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 2.

Rembrandt Prints in the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p. 4.

Marissa Slany, A Space for Dialogue #44, Femme Fatales, Changing Conceptions of the Dangerous Female in the Male Imagination, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2008, ill. p. 1.

John V. Kulvicki, On Images: Their Structure and Content, New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, 258 pp., ill. p. 138.

Provenance

Johann Carl Diedrich Hebich, Hamburg 1818-1891; sold H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, November 15-16, 1880; David Tunick, Inc.; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on July 16, 1990; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 168 ii/ii; Bartsch and Hollstein 28; New Hollstein 168; Hind 159

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