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Image: Christ and the Woman of Samaria: an arched print

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Christ and the Woman of Samaria: an arched print

17th century
126 x 162 mm (5 x 6.4 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
State: Third of three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower center: “Rembrandt f. 1658”
Marks: Watermark: Armorial crest with three “X”s in center, similar to Churchill III-XLII but possibly lacking lions; similar to Arms of Amsterdam B.a. in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 38)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: William Esdaile (Lugt 2617); John Barnard, died 1784 (Lugt 1419, Lugt 1420); Fritz Rumpf (Lugt 2161)
Bibliography: Bartsch 70; Hind 294; White and Boon 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: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1941.D1.28

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  • plate Dimensions: 126 x 162 mm (5 x 6.4 in.)

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