Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

record 8 of 51

The Flight into Egypt,

Etching, engraving, and drypoint on laid paper

Sixth of seven states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 212 x 281 mm (8.3 x 11.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 216 x 286 mm (8.5 x 11.3 in.)

Watermark previously recorded as “circular crest, approximately 60 mm. diameter”; not matched with any mark in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance. For student research on watermarks in the DAC’s Rembrandt holdings, using Nancy Ash and Shelley Fletcher’s concordance of Watermarks in Rembrandt’s Prints (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see object file “Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.”

Watermark: Legible fragment along top margin, consisting of a double-banded, nonparallel arc with writing or decoration between bands and stylized daisy shape below

Accession number: 1941.D1.30

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1941

Bibliography: Bartsch 56; Hind 266; White and Boon sixth of seven states

Work Type: print

Related Works: Worked (altered) by Rembrandt on a plate from Hercules Segers; the plate had two figures representing Tobias and the Angel, one taken from H. Goudt’s engraving after Adam Elsheimer.

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