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The Death of the Virgin

17th century
395 x 316 mm (15.6 x 12.4 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint
State: Second of three states
Print impression quality: Good to very good; black areas weakening
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left
Marks: Watermark: Strasbourg Bend and Lily with initials WR, as “Strasbourg Bend D.a.” in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 179)
Bibliography: Bartsch 99 third state; Hollstein 99 second of three states; White and Boon 99 second or third of three 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, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see object file Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in honor of Jean A. Shaw and Richard H. Wood (BA Wesleyan 1958, former DAC Registrar of Collections), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.12.1

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