Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Christ Crucified between the Two Thieves: An Oval Plate,

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

First or second of two states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 135 x 100 mm (5.3 x 3.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 149 x 113 mm (5.9 x 4.4 in.)

Watermark: Indecipherable fragments along right margin, visible as left margin on verso; resembles Clocks nos. 336–341 (plate 51) in Heawood, although per Heawood (p. 71) such watermarks did not appear until after 1664

Accession number: 1953.D1.3

Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Fritz Rumpf (Lugt 2161)

Bibliography: Bartsch 79; Hind 173; White and Boon first or second of two states (previously cataloged as first state, but see White and Boon on “fine reworking between Christ’s head and scroll above him” (p. 76) in second 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, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see object file Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.

Work Type: print

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