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The Ship of Fortune

17th century
112 x 164 mm (4.4 x 6.5 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on cream laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate with date “1633”
Marks: Watermark: Bottom of house with door and window (cut off?), upper center; similar to Churchill 519 and 575 and Heawood 1206-08 (plate 161)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler (Lugt 2529); G. Gerstenberg (Lugt 2785); Berlin Print Room duplicate (Lugt 1606, Lugt 2398)
Bibliography: Bartsch 111; Hind 106; Münz 256; BB. 33-E; White and Boon second of two states: “Plate reduced to 113 x 166. Cross hatching added to shading on Fortune’s back…. Signature, partly burnished out, covered with shading.” 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: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1941
Accession Number: 1941.D1.34

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This object has the following keywords:
  • allegory
  • marine views - Use For Term
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • ships - Use for watercraft generally larger and more seaworthy than boats; usually propelled by sails or engines.

  • plate Dimensions: 112 x 164 mm (4.4 x 6.5 in.)

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