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The Three Trees

Rembrandt1643

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: The Three Trees
  • Creator: Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Date Created: 1643
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower left: “Rembrandt f 1643”
  • Print State: Only 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), 1951
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching, drypoint, and engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Indecipherable, possibly a very faint F-like shape (above the trees) which may be a part of the initials on the stem of either Strasbourg Lily or Bend listed in Ash and Fletcher’s Concordance
  • Keywords: landscapes (representations), Netherlands, trees
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 212 mm x 280 mm (8.35 in. x 11.02 in.). Sheet dimensions: 223 mm x 284 mm (8.78 in. x 11.18 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 212; H. 205; White and Boon only state; reproduced in collotype by Meriden Gravure for Smith College, December 1957. 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: 1951.D1.1

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