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Cottage with White Paling

Accession Number
2008/2.396

Title
Cottage with White Paling

Artist(s)
Rembrandt van Rijn

Object Creation Date
1648

Medium & Support
etching and drypoint on beige laid paper

Dimensions
12 3/4 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 32.39 cm x 34.93 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.

Label copy
Recent Acquisitions: Curators Choice Part I, November 12, 2011-March 18, 2012
Rembrandt van Rijn
Netherlands, 1606–1669
Cottage with White Paling
1648
Etching and drypoint on beige laid paper
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr., 2008/2.396

Subject matter
Cenral grass-covered cottage is flanked on the right by a 'white' fence and on the left by a body of water. There is a small windmill visible in the distance on the left. To the right of the cottage is a wagon, and in the distance a man and a cow (?). Also, in the lower right foreground there is a catle skull on the ground.

Physical Description
Etching is tipped on cream woven paper. Print is trimmed to the frame. Size: h 12 2/5cm x tw 15 4/5cm & bw 16cm.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
intaglio print

Rights
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Keywords
cottages
drypoint (printing process)
etching (printing process)
farm wagons
fences (site elements)
windmills

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