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Canal with an Angler and Two Swans

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Canal with an Angler and Two Swans

17th century
82 x 108 mm (3.2 x 4.3 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Good; some visible drypoint burr
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “Rembrandt f 1650”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Johann Carl Dietrich Hebich, 1818–1891 (Lugt 1250); P. von Baldinger-Seidenberg, 1912 (Lugt 212); H. Weber, 1817–1854 (Lugt 1383)
Bibliography: Bartsch 235; H. 238; White and Boon second of two states; Gersaint described this and Bartsch 236 as being part of the same plate, but White and Boon dispute this, arguing that the perspective is different and that the two subjects do not join.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1941
Accession Number: 1941.D1.27

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • canals - Use for artificial navigable waterways.
  • fishing
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • Netherlands - TGN 7016845
  • sports - Use for games that involve a reasonable degree of individual skill and physical prowess. [June 1993 related term added. March 1993 scope note changed; related terms added; descriptor moved. February 1991 scope note added; alternate term added.]
  • water

  • plate Dimensions: 82 x 108 mm (3.2 x 4.3 in.)

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