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Landscape with a coach
Etching with additions of black wash and touches of brown on the coach and horse
- Production date
Height: 63 millimetres
Width: 178 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This was one of the most admired prints in the 18th and early 19th century (then thought to be by Rembrandt). For two 18th century copied drawings see also F,5.173 and 1868,0822.7560.
Literature: C. Ackley, 'Printmaking in the Age of Rembrandt', Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exh.cat. 1981, no.161; A. Griffiths (ed.), 'Landmarks in Print Collecting, Connoisseurs and Donors at the British Museum since 1753', BM, 1996, cat.18; C. T. Seifert, 'Rembrandt: Britain's Discovery of the Master' Edinburgh, exh.cat. 2018, no. 99.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1996 Apr-Jun, Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Landmarks in Print Collecting
1996 Jul-Sep, LA, Huntington Library and AG, Landmarks in Print Collecting
1996, Oct-Dec, Baltimore, Museum of Arts, Landmarks in Print Collecting
1997 Jan-Apr, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Landmarks in Print Collecting
2018 7 Jul-14 Oct, Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery, "Rembrandt & Britain"
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Inscribed on verso, by Dighton, with spurious collectors' marks, in pen and ink: "JM 1761" (Lugt 2447a) and "J:V: 1760" (Lugt 1547a; standing for 'Joshua Vivian'); for more information about Dighton's false provenances see An Van Camp, 'Robert Dighton and his spurious collectors' marks on Rembrandt prints in the British Museum, London', in The Burlington Magazine 155 (2013), pp.88-94.
Inscribed on verso, in pencil: "one of the scarceest / of Rembrandt". Also annotated by Hind in pencil: "Coach Landscape / (B[artsch]) R[ejected].215 / ? Koninck". Annotated in pencil with dealers' or stock numbers: "C [E?] / 139" and "E / 423".
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