5355 - 5792 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Cut on the platemark; on laid paper, perhaps 17th cent., without watermark.
= New Hollstein 44, 2nd state (of 2). Rare tiny etching. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.
- Trimmed a few mm. outside the platemark; sl. agetoned.
= With the manuscript collector's mark of Nathaniel Smith (±1740-after 1800) (Lugt 2296 and 2298). New Hollstein 196, 2nd state (of 3). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.
- Trimmed ±8 mm outside the platemark; vague horizontal fold in centre; sm. foxed spot left from centre and in right blank margin; upper edges tipped onto paper mount.
= New Hollstein 119, 4th state (of 8): with the address of Hendrick Uylenburgh. Printed on late 17th cent. thick laid paper. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
- Somewhat browned; cut on/ just inside the platemark; paper remnants of former tipping on on verso.
= On thick laid paper. New Hollstein 262, the 8th state (of 10).
- Somewhat age-toned.
= On very thin laid paper. New Hollstein 192, the 4th state (of 6). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
- Trimmed 1 to 2 mm outside the platemark; trifle/ sl. (finger)soiled; a few small translucent stains/ spots, i.a. near left edge and lower right corner.
= On laid paper (no watermark); New Hollstein 144, 3rd state (of 7); Hollstein/ Bartsch and White/ Boon 124, third and final state. With the collector's mark of C.J.F.J. Maassen on verso (Lugt 1774b). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
- Cut to/ sl. in the image, sl. irregularly, especially in the arched section of the dark framing border; horizontal fold strengthened on verso; two (closed) (pin)holes in the right border and corner; sm. tear in the right border; agetoned and (finger)soiled; sm. chip off the right lower corner
= New Hollstein 113, the 5th state (of 9); White/ Boon 73, 8th state (of 10). On 17th century laid paper with unidentified watermark. With a manuscript collector's mark "PL 58 No.74" in pencil and a collector's mark "R. Crommelynck Liege 1936" (in pen and ink, pencil), both not in Lugt. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
- Trimmed 1 mm outside the platemark.
= New Hollstein 282, 2nd state (of 2). On 17th cent. laid paper. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXI.
- The signature and date invisible; margins partly trimmed to/ just inside the border; doubled. Very well preserved and clean copy.
= Fine impression on paper w. part of a foolscap watermark and with a collector's mark of manuscript "IA" on verso (not in Lugt). New Hollstein 170, 3rd state (of 4) ("not by Rembrandt"); Bartsch 20, only state; Nowell-Usticke 20, 2nd state (of 3). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXII.
- Trimmed a few mm outside the platemark; probably washed; (very) vague traces of former tipping-on in upper corners. Still a fine impression.
= New Hollstein 170, 3rd state (of 4); White/ Boon 20. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXII.
- Trimmed a few mm outside the border. A very fine and very strong impression.
= New Hollstein 263, FIRST STATE of 4. Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXI.
- Weak impression on laid paper; upper margin trimmed short, on/ within the platemark.
= New Hollstein 157, possibly 2nd state (of 2); White/ Boon 365, only state. There are extra lines on the left edge of the cheek of the central figure, but without the extra lines between her left eye and eyebrow. Perhaps a state between the first and second. The upper edge of the platemark is lower than in other copies. However the etching lines of the head dress of the upper left figure continue past the plate mark.
= New Hollstein Rembrandt copies, 50, copy h.
AND 19 others after the same: The Rat catcher (NH 111 copy f/ i (which is the same copy, but diff. states) (our print another different state); Joseph's Coat brought to Jacob (NH 122, copy i); Woman Reading (NH 137, copy c); The tribute money (NH 138, copy c); Jan Uytenbogaert, preacher of the Remonstrants (NH 153, helioengraving); Abraham casting out Hagar and Ishmael (NH 166, copy i); Adam and Eve (NH 168 copy a, 2nd state); The hog (NH 215, copy c); Christ carried to the tomb (NH 223, copy c); The Flight into Egypt (NH 262, copy a); The adoration of the Shepherds, A night piece (NH 300, facsimile reproduction) and 8 other etchings not by/ after Rembrandt but in the style of, or w. "Rembrandt f" etched in the plate.
- One tear in left margin reaching ±1 cm. into the image; two tears in left blank margin (not affecting the image); all three tears closed w. old tape (yellowed on verso); right blank margin sl. creased and w. one sm. (unclosed) tear in blank margin only; old horizontal fold in image; traces of former mounting in top margin on verso, resulting in sl. darker spots in upper blank corners.
= Hollstein 306, copy a/ state II. For the watermarks cf Hinterding, Miscellaneous-F-c-a_HMP-235383 and cf Hinterding, Lion-B-a_KVC-VII-380-195.
- Wide margins; sl. foxed. = Hollstein 28; F.M. 1328; Atlas van Stolk 1346.
- Annotation in blue ink on verso, sl. shining through.
= Bartsch 9, prob. 1st state before the artist's name below image and before the left border line reached the bottom line. With the collector's marks of Martin Folkes (1690-1754) (Lugt 1034) (on recto) and John Barnard (died in 1787) (Lugt 1419) in pen and ink on verso.
- Professionally restored w. a few closed tears in mostly outer blank margins; some foxed spots; one tiny closed hole in Silenus' right shoulder; doubled w. Japanese.
= Bartsch 13, 2nd state (of 3); Brown 14.II. Probably a later copy.
- Middle-fold as published; lower blank margin some defects (corner torn off, tear in blank margin); sl. frayed.
= From the series Varia Marci Ricci Pictoris prestantissimi experimenta ab ipsomet auctore inventa delineate atque incise (Venice, Carlo Orsolini, 1730).
- Middle-fold as published; sl. finger-/ dustsoiled in blank margins; small tear in left blank margin.
= From the series Varia Marci Ricci Pictoris prestantissimi experimenta ab ipsomet auctore inventa delineate atque incise (Venice, Carlo Orsolini, 1730). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIII.