Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

record 24 of 51

The Death of the Virgin,

Etching and drypoint

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Good to very good; black areas weakening

Dimensions (Plate): 395 x 316 mm (15.6 x 12.4 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left

Watermark: Strasbourg Bend and Lily with initials WR, as “Strasbourg Bend D.a.” in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 179)

Accession number: 1984.12.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in honor of Jean A. Shaw and Richard H. Wood (BA Wesleyan 1958, former DAC Registrar of Collections), 1984

Bibliography: Bartsch 99 third state; Hollstein 99 second of three states; White and Boon 99 second or 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, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see object file Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.

Work Type: print

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