Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Jan Cornelis Sylvius, Preacher,

Etching, drypoint, and engraving on laid paper

Second of two states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 278 x 185 mm (10.9 x 7.3 in.)

Signed in plate, upper center: “Rembrandt 1646”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: The print was executed posthumously; see Bartsch 266, DAC 1941.D1.37

Accession number: 1952.D3.3

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

Provenance / Collectors' marks: August Artaria & Co., Vienna (Lugt 90); Louis Galichon, 1829–1893 (Lugt 1060)

The image depicts Jan Cornelis Sylvius (1564–1638), a cousin by marriage and guardian to Saskia. This was a posthumous portrait.

Bibliography: Bartsch 280; H. 225 ii; White and Boon second of two states

Work Type: print

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