Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Clement de Jonghe, Printseller,

Etching, drypoint, and engraving on fine white laid paper

Fifth of six states

Dimensions (Plate): 206 x 160 mm (8.1 x 6.3 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Rembrandt f. 1651”

Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam with triangle and D below as “Arms of Amsterdam B.b.” in Ash and Fletcher Concordance (p. 34), but that mark lacks the “D” below and these exact feathers

Accession number: 1952.D3.2

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1952

Provenance / Collectors' marks: John Cranch (Lugt 465a; inscribed in ink on verso: “J Cranch 1788 (L. 465a) / ER”)

The image depicts Clement de Jonghe, who was active as a printseller from 1650 to 1689.

Bibliography: Bartsch 272; H. 251; Münz 72; White and Boon fifth of six 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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