Jan Asselijn, Painter (Krabbetje)
214 x 169 mm (8.4 x 6.7 in.)
Rembrandt van Rijn,
Jan Asselyn, Painter
Medium and Support:
Etching, drypoint, and engraving on heavyweight Japan paper
Second of seven states
Print impression quality:
Signed in plate: “rembr f 16__” [last two digits illegible]
Provenance / Collectors' Marks:
Collection of George W. Davison (purchased before 1928).
Bartsch 277; H. 227; White and Boon second of three states; per White and Boon (p. 134), an easel originally behind the sitter was removed, possibly to emphasize his stature; Robert Fucci, Rembrandt’s Changing Impressions (New York: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, 2015), cat. no. 6.2, reproduced p. 71, see also p. 67.
Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947