Landscape with a Square Tower

A work made of etching and drypoint in black on off-white laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching and drypoint in black on off-white laid paper.

Date:

1650

Artist:

Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606-1669

About this artwork

Throughout his lengthy career, Rembrandt carefully meted out his prints so as to create a profitable market for them. The popular genres of the day influenced his printmaking choices, and he produced numerous landscape views of his surroundings in Amsterdam and beyond. The artist probably created Landscape with a Square Tower after sketches made from life, etching and finishing the work with softer drypoint touches in the studio.

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Artist

Rembrandt van Rijn

Title

Landscape with a Square Tower

Origin

Holland

Date

1650

Medium

Etching and drypoint in black on off-white laid paper

Dimensions

88 x 156 mm (plate); 90 x 157 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.1773

Extended information about this artwork

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