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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G3264
People
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
The Three Trees
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1643
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/279344
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching, engraving, and drypoint on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching, engraving and drypoint
Dimensions
image: 20.5 × 27.7 cm (8 1/16 × 10 7/8 in.)
mounting sheet: 27.4 × 35 cm (10 13/16 × 13 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, black ink stamp: Dr. / WA [linked] / Pr. [within a circular border; Wilhelm August Ackermann (Lugt 791)]
  • inscription: on secondary sheet, lower margin, graphite: Bartsch.212 (Cl 209) Ack.s. 698
  • inscription: verso, secondary sheet, upper center, graphite: Nr. 2380.
  • inscription: verso, secondary sheet, graphite: 89-h [?]
  • inscription: verso, graphite: E. H. G. [Edward Hale Greenleaf; late 19th-c. inventory of the Gray Collection]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 3264
Provenance
W. Ackermann.
W. Ackerman.
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
only state
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 214, Bartsch 212, Hind 205, Rovinski 212
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G3264
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Emma Chambers, An Indolent and Blundering Art?: The Etching Revival and the Redefinition of Etching in England, 1838-1892, Ashgate Publishing (Aldershot, England, 1999), repr. as fig. 1.4 on p. 28 [not Harvard impression; related bibliography]

Ivan Gaskell, Rembrandt and the Aesthetics of Technique, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2006), checklist

Exhibition History

Rembrandt: A Selection of his Works, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 10/18/1984 - 12/11/1984

Rembrandt and the Aesthetics of Technique, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 09/09/2006 - 12/10/2006

Rembrandt Prints & Drawings, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, 11/05/2008 - 12/14/2008

32Q: 2300 Dutch & Flemish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/09/2016 - 03/09/2017

Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch Landscape, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

Related Works

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