A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Prints Of Rembrandt. By An Amateur.

RA Collection: Book

Record number



London:: J.F. Setchel, King Street, And H.G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden; Colnaghi & Co., Pall Mall east; Hodson & Graves, And Molteno, Pall Mall; Tiffin, 434, West Strand; White, Brownlow Street, Holborn; And Messrs. Woodburn, Saint Martin's Lane. -, 1836.

Physical Description

[2], vi, [2], [7]-266, [2] p.; 228 mm. (Octavo.)


[T.p.] - Advertisement - Preface - Contents - [Text] - Errata And Addenda.


G. Schwartz, Rembrandt: all the etchings reproduced in true size (1977); L. Münz, A critical catalogue of Rembrandt's etchings (2 v., 1952).

Summary Note

The cataloguer is not named on the title page, but the Advertisement is signed 'T.W.' The National Art Library catalogue identifies this as Thomas Wilson, solicitor, agent to Lord Portman.


The title page is inscribed in ink, 'Given by Henry Howard Esq RA'. The front pastedown is inscribed in pencil, 'H Howard - Royal Academy'.

Copy Note

On the front pastedown is pasted the printed ticket of the bookseller, 'W.J. White, Printseller, &c. Brownlow Street, Holborn.'

Binding Note

19th-century green cloth; white paper spine-label lettered 'A Descriptive Catalogue Of The Prints Of Rembrandt By An Amateur Price 20s.'

Name as Subject


Engravings (prints) - Netherlands - History - 17th century
Catalogues raisonnés - Great Britain - 19th century


J. F. Setchel, publisher, bookseller
Henry George Bohn, publisher, bookseller
Anthony Molteno, publisher, bookseller
Walter Benjamin Tiffin, publisher, bookseller
William Johnstone White, publisher, bookseller
Samuel Woodburn, publisher, bookseller
Henry Howard RA, previous owner, donor
Thomas Wilson, author?
Amateur, author
Colnaghi and Company, publisher, bookseller
Hodson and Graves and Molteno, publisher, bookseller