Christ and the Woman of Samaria: an arched print


Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Christ and the Woman of Samaria: an arched print
  • Creator: Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Date Created: 1658
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower center: “Rembrandt f. 1658”
  • Print State: Third of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and drypoint on laid paper. 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)
  • Keywords: Bible, Jesus, New Testament, religions, religious art
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 126 mm x 162 mm (4.96 in. x 6.38 in.). Sheet dimensions: 130 mm x 166 mm (5.12 in. x 6.54 in.).
  • 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, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1998), see object file “Rembrandt Watermarks 2000.”
  • Associated People: Created by Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)
  • Artist Nationality : Dutch
  • Artist Death: 1669
  • Artist Birth: 1606
  • Accession Number: 1941.D1.28


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