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Harmensz van Rijn REMBRANDT (1606-1669) The Descent from the Cross: The Second Plate [John 19:38-42], 1633 Etching and engraving on laid paper Signed and dated 'Rembrandt f. cum pryvl 1633' in plate at bottom for sale
Harmensz van Rijn REMBRANDT (1606-1669) The Descent from the Cross: The Second Plate [John 19:38-42], 1633 Etching and engraving on laid paper Signed and dated 'Rembrandt f. cum pryvl 1633' in plate at bottom for sale

REMBRANDT Etching Engraving
The Descent from the Cross: The Second Plate [John 19:38-42],
1633

Artist:  REMBRANDT, Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: The Descent from the Cross:
The Second Plate (John 19:38-42)
Date: 1633
Medium: Etching and engraving on laid paper
Inscriptions: Signed and dated ‘Rembrandt f. cum pryvl 1633’
in plate at bottom
Dimensions: 20 5/8 x 16 1/16 in.
Framed dimensions: 35 5/8 x 31 1/4 in.
Inventory Number: 081914830

A fine etching on laid paper with crisp detail. According to New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish, this 17th century impression is a 4th state of 8 (3rd state of 5, according to Hind). This state includes an address update to the publisher Hendrick Uylenburgh’s excudit, which can been seen in the bottom margin to the right of Rembrandt’s signature and the date. This etching also includes a watermark of a Strasbourg lily (Ash- Fletcher n° 36 Cc).
B./W-B 81(II); NHD 119; H 103; BB 33-C