Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

record 19 of 19

Abraham’s Sacrifice,

Etching and drypoint on white laid paper

Only state

Print impression quality: Burr typical of early impression

Dimensions (Plate): 156 x 131 mm (6.1 x 5.2 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Rembrandt F. 1655” [with “d” and “6” reversed]

Watermark: Series of circular forms along top left margin, other faint marks below; possibly fragmentary match with something similar to the Strasbourg Lily C.d. in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 197)

Accession number: 1947.D1.209

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947

Bibliography: Bartsch 35; Hind 283; Münz 184; White and Boon as only state. For student research on the DAC’s Rembrandt holdings’ watermarks vis-à-vis Nancy Ash and Shelley Fletcher’s concordance Watermarks in Rembrandt’s Prints (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see DAC object file “Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.”

Work Type: print

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