Skip to Content

Rembrandt - All DAC Holdings


Beggars Receiving Alms at the Door of a House

17th century
162 x 129 mm (6.4 x 5.1 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, engraving, and drypoint on laid paper
State: Second or third of three states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Rembrandt f. 1648”
Marks: Watermark: Initials “H.C.”; possibly initials for H.C. Coising, per Churchill (p. cxxiv)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: J. Maberly (Lugt 1845)
Bibliography: Bartsch 176; Hind 233; White and Boon second or third of three states (probably second based on evidence of shading on door jamb); De Jongh & Luijten, Mirror of Everyday Life (1997), no. 56, pp. 276–280. 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), 1938
Accession Number: 1938.D1.51

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

DAC Downloadable Open Access Image

Please see the DAC Open Access Images Policy and ReadMe PDF. This policy is similar to the concise No Known Copyright statement at

To download an image, control-click or right-click on a link below, then select "Download," "Save Link," or a similar choice in your web browser.

DAC Open Access Image: JPEG, < 2 MB (Help)

DAC Open Access Image: TIFF, ~20-40 MB (Help)

Please use this image credit line:
Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University .

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:

Your search criteria: Image Group is "Rembrandt - All DAC Holdings".

View current selection of records as: