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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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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Rembrandt van Rijn

Title

The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality)

Date

1654

Medium

Etching and drypoint on ivory Japanese paper

Dimensions

Sheet, trimmed within platemark: 20.9 × 15.6 cm (8 1/4 × 6 3/16 in.)

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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