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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G3610
People
Georg Friedrich Schmidt, German (Berlin 1712 - 1775 Berlin)
After Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Old Tobias Mocked by His Wife
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Der alte Tobias wird von seinem Weibe verspottet
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1773
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/277829
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
image: 20.5 × 23.5 cm (8 1/16 × 9 1/4 in.)
plate: 21.5 × 24 cm (8 7/16 × 9 7/16 in.)
sheet: 22.2 × 25 cm (8 3/4 × 9 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Rembrandt. Pinx.
  • inscription: lower center, in plate: Der alte Tobias wird von ƒeinen Weibe Verƒpottet.
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: G. F. Schmidt. fec. aqua forti, 1773. / Aus dem Cabinet des Herrn Director Céƒar.
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite, erased: 9 -
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite, erased: 405 [?]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite, erased: 45
  • collector's mark: lower right, blind stamp: GFS [in monogram] [Lugt 1004, mark of Georg Friedrich Schmidt]
Provenance
Georg Friedrich Schmidt (1712-1775), Berlin (Lugt 1004). Francis Calley Gray, bequest; to William Gray, his nephew, 1856, gift; to Harvard University, 1857
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iv/iv
Standard Reference Number
Jacoby 177; Wessely 161
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G3610
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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