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  • Title: The Stoning of St. Stephen
  • Creator: Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Date Created: 1635
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed: “Rembrandt R 1635”
  • Print State: First state
  • 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 on cream laid paper. Watermark: Fragment, lower stem and three balls; matches lower stem of “Foolscap with Five-Pointed Collar F.a.” in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance (p. 103)
  • Keywords: Bible, death, New Testament, religions, religious art, saints
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 96 mm x 85 mm (3.78 in. x 3.35 in.). Sheet dimensions: 99 mm x 87 mm (3.9 in. x 3.43 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 97; Hind 125; Münz 205; BB. 35-A; White and Boon’s first state, Hind’s only state. 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)
  • Accession Number: 1947.D1.216

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