Clement de Jonghe, Printseller


Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Clement de Jonghe, Printseller
  • Creator: Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Date Created: 1651
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “Rembrandt f. 1651”
  • Print State: Fifth of six 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), 1952
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching, drypoint, and engraving on fine white laid paper. Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam with triangle and D below as “Arms of Amsterdam B.b.” in Ash and Fletcher Concordance (p. 34), but that mark lacks the “D” below and these exact feathers
  • Keywords: art dealers, male portraits, portraits, printmaking
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 206 mm x 160 mm (8.11 in. x 6.3 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 272; H. 251; Münz 72; White and Boon fifth of six 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: 1952.D3.2


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