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The Cornfield (Rembrandt Manner)

A work made of mezzotint on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of mezzotint on paper.

Date:

1764

Artist:

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (German, 1712-1774)
after Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

About this artwork

Dietrich’s landscapes and paintings in the style of Rembrandt (Dutch, 1606-1669) were particularly admired. This impression, executed with very few lines, combines Rembrandt’s sensitivity to the peasants in the field with his use of plate tone, suggesting the details of atmospheric conditions.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich

Title

The Cornfield (Rembrandt Manner)

Origin

Germany

Date

Made 1764

Medium

Mezzotint on paper

Dimensions

91 × 148 mm (plate); 142 × 197 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1920.2142

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