Photo, Print, Drawing [The three trees] / Rembrandt f 1643.
About this Item
- [The three trees] / Rembrandt f 1643.
- Print shows landscape with three trees. "The view is probably taken from near the Diemerdijk in the vicinity of Amsterdam." (Source: White & Boon, p. 103)
- Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, artist
Created / Published
- [Holland], 
- - Trees--1640-1650
- Landscape prints--1640-1650.
- Landscape prints--1640-1650
- - Exhibit caption (2014): Force of Nature. Among Rembrandt's landscape etchings, this one is remarkable in a number of ways. While others often feature clear skies, here there is a volatile sense of shifting rain, clouds, air, and light. Composition and title emphasize three closely-grouped trees and careful looking reveals such further details as a couple fishing to the left, another couple concealed in the underbrush on the right, and a tiny artist sketching in the distance beyond them. This is also the largest of Rembrandt's landscape etchings and widely considered one of his greatest. There are over 200 Rembrandt etchings in the Library's collection of fine prints which currently includes about 100,000 works, dating from the 15th century forward.
- - Title, signature, and date from Bartsch.
- - Library copy is trimmed within plate mark and lacks signature "Rembrandt f 1643."
- - Bartsch, 212
- - Rovinski, 212
- - Biörklund, 43-B
- - White & Boon, B212
- - Published in: Library of Congress prints and photographs: an illustrated guide / Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1995, p. 20
- - Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from the pictorial collections of the Library of Congress .... Washington : Library of Congress ..., 1975, no. 187.
- - Forms part of the Hubbard Collection (Library of Congress).
- - DCRM(G) example from GIHC no. 10
- 1 print : etching, with drypoint and engraving on laid paper; sheet 20 x 28 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FP - XVII - R385, no. 212 (A size) [P&P]
- Hubbard collection of fine prints
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 50109 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.50109
- cph 3j00123 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3j00123
- cph 3g03883 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03883
- cph 3a19548 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a19548
- cph 3m00162 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3m00162
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-50109 (digital file from original) LC-USZCN4-123 (color film copy neg.) LC-USZC4-3883 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-17353 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-USZ72-162 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, Artist. The three trees / Rembrandt f. , 1643. [Holland] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/96507706/.
APA citation style:
Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn. (1643) The three trees / Rembrandt f. , 1643. [Holland] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/96507706/.
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Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, Artist. The three trees / Rembrandt f. [Holland] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96507706/>.