The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight

A work made of etching and drypoint on ivory japanese paper.
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  • A work made of etching and drypoint on ivory japanese paper.

Date:

1654

Artist:

Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606-1669

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Artist

Rembrandt van Rijn

Title

The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight

Origin

Netherlands

Date

1654

Medium

Etching and drypoint on ivory Japanese paper

Dimensions

209 x 156 mm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)

Credit Line

Claudia S. Cassell, Richard Franke, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hixon Glore, Louise Landau, Randall Rademaker, and Print and Drawing and Purchase funds; Stanley Field, Suzanne Lord Folds, Everett D. Graff, Hannan, Henry M. Huxley, William McCallin McKee Memorial, and Print and Drawing Capital Campaign endowments; through prior acquisitions of Stanley Field, Katharine Kuh and Miss Ellen N. Lamotte

Reference Number

2001.120

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