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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G3249
People
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Star of the Three Kings
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1651
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/279696
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and drypoint on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions
plate: 9.3 x 14.2 cm (3 11/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: Dr. / WA [linked] / Pr. [within a circular border; W. Ackermann (Lugt 791)]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 3249
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: B. 113 / Ack 6 1/4 / 4503
  • watermark: partial: Foolscap [not listed in Hinterding, who does, however, list, v. 2, p. 281, several impressions of this print with three different Foolscap watermarks.]
Provenance
W. Ackermann.
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iv
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 263, Bartsch 113, Hind 254, R. 113
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G3249
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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

Exhibition History

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

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