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Title:

Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher

Maker:

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1606-1669

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1633

School/Style:

Dutch

Production
Note:

Impression with contemporary MS inscription

Technique(s):

etching
pen and ink

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
brown ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 167, mm
width, plate, 141, mm
height, sheet, 237, mm
width, sheet, 166, mm

Acquisition:

transferred; 1876; Cambridge University Library

Notes(s):

The sitter was the cousin by marriage and guardian of Saskia, Rembrandt's wife.
John Charrington, Honorary Keeper of Prints until his death in 1939, wrote a note and provided a photograph for 'Print-Collector's Quarterly' vol.5 (1915) pp366-7

Inscription(s):

signature; image lower left; printed; Rembrandt f
date; image lower left; printed; 1633
inscription; right-hand edge of sheet; brown ink; Johannes Sylvius, Amstelod: functus SS. Minist: Aus xlv; Written in a contemporary hand.
inscription; lower centre; brown ink; Dit's Vrienden Jani beeld, dit's Sylvi ... W.D.; Eight lines of text, in a contemporary hand, identifying the sitter.
stamp; verso; black ink; UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; Lugt 2475
stamp; verso; black ink; AD.12.39-194; Cambridge University Library album number

Alternative
Number(s):

Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B266 I/II; 1969
Biörklund/Barnard; BB33-H I/II; 1955
Lugt; 2475

Documentation:

Hollstein, F. W. H.. et al.. 1949-. Dutch and Flemish etchings engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700.Amsterdam: Menno Hertzbergerp. 121
Vols XVIII and XIX, 'Rembrandt van Rijn'.

Biörklund, George. Barnard, Osbert H.. 1955. Rembrandt's etchings, true and false, a summary catalogue in a distinctive chronological order.Stockholm: George Biörklundp. 53

Charrington, John. Note on a portrait etching by Rembrandt.
Source Title: Print Collector's Quarterly V Parts 1 & 2 (1915) : pp. 366-7
p. 366-7

Related Object(s):

23.K.5-344; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-345; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
AD.12.39-173; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
AD.12.39-195; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-369; Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher
23.K.5-368(2); Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher (fragment)
23.K.5-368(1); Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher

Accession:

Object Number: AD.12.39-194
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 41501; input: 2002-02-05; modified: 2013-05-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/41501