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The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

European Art

MEDIUM Etching and drypoint on laid paper
  • Place Made: Netherlands
  • DATES 1654
    DIMENSIONS Plate: 8 1/4 x 6 3/8 in. (21 x 16.2 cm) Sheet: 8 7/16 x 6 5/8 in. (21.4 x 16.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Verso upper right: "BROOKLYN MUSEUM/BROOKLYN, N.Y." in rectangle (Lugt 307b)
    SIGNATURE Lower left in plate: "Rembrandt. f 1654" ("a" reversed)
    INSCRIPTIONS Verso upper left in graphite: "25.116."; verso lower center in graphite: "descent du croix/Bartsch 83/collection Vis Blohduren(?)"; verso bottom left in graphite: "B 83"; verso bottom center in graphite: "83"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669). The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight, 1654. Etching and drypoint on laid paper, Plate: 8 1/4 x 6 3/8 in. (21 x 16.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt, 25.116 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 25.116_bw.jpg)
    STATE Only state
    IMAGE overall, 25.116_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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