Goldweigher's Field
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
G6753
People
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Goldweigher's Field
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1651
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and drypoint on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions
sheet: 12.8 x 32.7 cm (5 1/16 x 12 7/8 in.)
plate: 12.1 x 31.9 cm (4 3/4 x 12 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Rembrandt.
  • inscription: signed and dated on the plate, lower left: Rembrandt 1651
  • collector's mark: verso: black circle with HB [in ligature] surmounted by a tree [?]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Bartsch 234; Hollstein 249, R. 234
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund
Object Number
G6753
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

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

Exhibition History

Lifeworld: Portrait and Landscape in Netherlandish Prints, 1550-1650, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/30/1999 - 01/23/2000

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted