DAC Collection Object Information
Landscape with a Hay Barn and a Flock of Sheep,
Etching and drypoint on laid paper
Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good, with some plate tone in barn and surrounding trees
Dimensions (Plate): 83 x 174 mm (3.3 x 6.9 in.)
Signed in plate, lower left: “Rembrandt f 1652” (with “d” reversed as “Rembranbt”)
Watermark: Initials “LR” as “LR’ a.” in Ash and Fletcher Concordance (p. 143)
Accession number: 1938.D1.55
Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1938
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Pierre Mariette II, 1672 (Lugt 1790); R. Gutekunst (Lugt 2213a)
The image depicts a view from Diemerdijk, between Houtewaal and Zeeburg, but represented in reverse.
Bibliography: Bartsch 224; H. 241; White and Boon as 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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