Six's Bridge

1645
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 208 iii; Hind 209 iii/iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 13 x 22.7 cm (5 1/8 x 8 15/16 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 26 cm (6 7/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.116

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

signed and dated in plate: Rembrandt f.1645

Markings

Recto lower left, stamped in brown-black ink -- mark of Christian Josi, Lugt 573
Recto lower left in graphited pencil: B. 208
Verso left, stamped in black ink -- mark of John Webster, Lugt 1554
Verso left, stamped in black ink -- mark of Paul Davidsohn, Lugt 654
Verso left, stamped in black ink -- mark of Felix Somary, not in Lugt
Verso lower center in graphite pencil -- B. 208
Verso lower center in pen and brown ink -- mark of John Webster, Lugt 1555

Provenance

Christian Josi (born before 1765-1828, Amsterdam and London, Lugt 573); his sale London, Christie's, 18 March 1829 and following days, second day, lot 79, 10 pounds; there purchased by Chevalier Ignace-Joseph de Claussin (1766-1844, Paris and London, cf. Lugt 485, not stamped); John Webster (1810-1891, Aberdeen, Lugt 1554-5); his sale London, Sotheby's, 9 May 1889, lot 94, 23 pounds; there purchased by Danlos; Paul Davidsohn (born 1839, London and Berlin, Lugt 654); his sale Leipzig, Boerner, third part, 26-29 April 1921, lot 174, plate XII, 62,000 marks; sold Leipzig, Boerner, 25-7 May, 1925, lot 1143, plate XXII, 7,600 marks; there purchased by Gilhofer & Ranschburg for Felix Somary (not in Lugt); with Artemis and N. G. Stogdon, 1985 (catalogue no. 32); Joseph R. Ritman (The Netherlands); Sotheby's and Artemis (New York and London, Ritman Catalogue no. 93); from whom purchased by Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo, Marblehead, MA, 1999; by whom given to MFA, 26 March 2003.

Credit Line

Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo in honor of Clifford S. Ackley