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Title:

The Descent from the Cross by torchlight

Maker:

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1606-1669

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1654

School/Style:

Dutch

Production
Note:

Only State. Printed on felt side of toned paper.

Technique(s):

etching
drypoint

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
toned laid paper; support; chainlines vertical (24mm)

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 210, mm
width, plate, 161, mm
height, sheet, 220, mm
width, sheet, 171, mm

Acquisition:

transferred; 1876; Cambridge University Library

Inscription(s):

signature; image lower left; printed; Rembrandt. f. ['a' reversed]
date; image lower left, following the above; printed; 1654
watermark; Foolscap with seven-pointed collar; similar to Ash & Fletcher 20.C.a,b,c
stamp; verso; black ink; UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; Lugt 2475
stamp; verso; black ink; AD.12.38-17; Cambridge University Library album number
inscription; verso; graphite; 17; Cambridge University Library album number
inscription; verso; brown ink; [undeciphered]; partially obscured by University Library stamp

Alternative
Number(s):

Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B83; 1969
Biƶrklund/Barnard; BB54-G; 1955
Lugt; 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 20.C.a,b,c

Exhibition(s):

Related Object(s):

AD.12.39-28; The Descent from the Cross by torchlight
AD.12.39-29; The Descent from the Cross by torchlight
23.K.5-144; The Descent from the Cross by torchlight

Accession:

Object Number: AD.12.38-17
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 81228; input: 2002-09-26; modified: 2010-10-27)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/81228





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