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Abraham’s Sacrifice

17th century
156 x 131 mm (6.1 x 5.2 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on white laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Burr typical of early impression
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Rembrandt F. 1655” [with “d” and “6” reversed]
Marks: Watermark: Series of circular forms along top left margin, other faint marks below; possibly fragmentary match with something similar to the Strasbourg Lily C.d. in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 197)
Bibliography: Bartsch 35; Hind 283; Münz 184; White and Boon as only state. 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, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see DAC object file Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.209

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