Watermarks in Rembrandt’s prints : with a contribution by Jan Piet Filedt Kok
Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art, 1998
(27 × 31 cm), 251 pp., illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial boards. - The first comprehensive catalogue of the watermarks found in the prints of Rembrandt van Rijn, the product of the authors’ examination of 2,765 impressions located in 10 museum collections (936 of the sheets contained watermarks, and most of these were recorded using beta or x-ray radiography). The Catalogue groups the papers by general watermark type (Arms of Amsterdam, Strasbourg Lily, etc.) and then by variants and sub-variants; the beta radiographs are reproduced actual size. ¶ Fine, unmarked copy.