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Rembrandt’s Father

18th century
360 x 257 mm (14.2 x 10.1 in.)

John Greenwood, American, (1727–1792)
After Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
State: First state
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Inscribed in other hand in pencil, lower right: “Rembrandt’s Father”; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower center: “Portrait of Rembrandt’s Father / After Rembrandt / Painting in Metropolitan”; inscribed in third hand: “John Greenwood: 1727-1792 Smith 9. 1st St”
Bibliography: Smith 9 i/?; C. White, D. Alexander, and Ellen G. D’Oench, Rembrandt in Eighteenth Century England [exhibition catalog] (New Haven, CT, 1983), cat. no. 104.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.110

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  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • posthumous portraits

  • plate Dimensions: 360 x 257 mm (14.2 x 10.1 in.)

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