Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Jupiter and Antiope: The Smaller Plate, 1631

Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: Jupiter and Antiope: The Smaller Plate
Date: 1631
Medium: Etching and engraving on laid paper
Signature: Signed in the plate in monogram center right 'RHL'
Description: A fine 17th century, probable lifetime impression. White and Boon's second and final state, with touches of burr to the breasts. Thread margins on three sides and trimmed to the platemark at top. New Hollstein's second and final state, in which the blanket now covers the knees. The shading on the knees and legs burnished out. The outline of the stomach under her right hand better defined, and horizontal lines added to the stomach and left thigh. Additional hatching to her left breast.
Reference: B. 204; H. 44; BB. 31-6; New Hollstein 78
Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Framed Dimensions: 18 1/4 x 18 3/4 in.
Inventory Number: 204902289
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