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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    S.5518

  • Description

    River valley with a waterfall; first state before burnishing of surface-tone Etching with false biting, printed in black ink that only appears grey-green in combination with the pink paper, on prepared paper with pink, lead-based ground

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1610-1638 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 155 millimetres
    • Width: 187 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    For an impression of second state see S.5519.

    Literature: J. Rowlands, 'Hercules Segers', New York, 1979, no. 57; Recent lit: Huigen Leeflang and Pieter Roelofs, Hercules Segers (Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum/New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2016): p. 191. repr.

  • Bibliography

    • Haverkamp Begemann 1973 22.I.c bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 22.I.c bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2003 Mar-Jun, Paris, Pavillon des Arts, 'Trajectoires du reve'
    2012 Jan-May, BM, 'Hercules Segers'

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    S.5518

River valley with a waterfall; first state before burnishing Etching and sugar-aquatint, printed in greyish green on white paper prepared with a pink ground

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River valley with a waterfall; first state before burnishing Etching and sugar-aquatint, printed in greyish green on white paper prepared with a pink ground

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