Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

record 40 of 51

Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap,

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Fair

Dimensions (Plate): 150 x 137 mm (5.9 x 5.4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 155 x 142 mm (6.1 x 5.6 in.)

Signed in plate, upper left: “Rembrandt f 1640”

Watermark: Bottom wire and “WR” of Strasbourg Lily

Accession number: 1941.D1.31

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1941

Bibliography: Bartsch 265; H. 170; White and Boon first 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

Related Works: The plate for this print was later reworked in mezzotint, perhaps by Baillie.

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