Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 12 of 19

The Artist Drawing from a Model,

Etching, drypoint, and engraving on laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 233 x 181 mm (9.2 x 7.1 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 250 x 198 mm (9.8 x 7.8 in.)

Watermark: Strasbourg Lily, a close but not exact match to “Strasbourg Lily J.c.” in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 210); previously recorded as Petit Écu (Wibiral 8a-d)

Edition: Possibly a posthumous impression because paper manufacturer may date to ca. 1675–1690 (based on “Petit Ecu” watermark identification), or possibly a lifetime impression (based on “Strasbourg Lily” watermark identification and that paper’s other recorded appearances in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance)

Accession number: 1958.38.1

Purchase funds, 1958

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Johann Carl Dietrich Hebich, 1818–1891 (Lugt 1250)

Bibliography: Bartsch 192; Hind 231; White and Boon second of two 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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