Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

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Christ and the Woman of Samaria: an arched print,

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Third of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 126 x 162 mm (5 x 6.4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 130 x 166 mm (5.1 x 6.5 in.)

Signed in plate, lower center: “Rembrandt f. 1658”

Watermark: Armorial crest with three “X”s in center, similar to Churchill III-XLII but possibly lacking lions; similar to Arms of Amsterdam B.a. in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 38)

Accession number: 1941.D1.28

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: William Esdaile (Lugt 2617); John Barnard, died 1784 (Lugt 1419, Lugt 1420); Fritz Rumpf (Lugt 2161)

Bibliography: Bartsch 70; Hind 294; White and Boon third of three states. 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 object file “Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.”

Work Type: print

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