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Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Simeon’s Hymn of Praise [Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Print] [Luke 2:22-38], 1639

Artist: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 1606-1669
Title: Simeon's Hymn of Praise [Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Print] [Luke 2:22-38]
Date: 1639
Medium: Etching and drypoint on paper
Description: A delicate and beautiful 17th century lifetime impression of New Hollstein's second state of five with narrow margins. Simeon wears a skull cap and his garments darkened in drypoint as are those of the kneeling woman. White and Boon's second state of three.
Provenance:
Ernst, Oppermann, 1827-1888, Berlin, Lugt 887 - (Oppermann was the owner of a large footwear manufacture in Berlin);
Private collection, with stamp "P" in the case, not with Lugt
Reference: B. 49; H. 162; BB 40-1; New Hollstein 184
Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.
Inventory Number: 049914409
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