The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1633
Etching and engraving on paper.
530 x 410 mm
RvR 128
NHD 119, II
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George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed and dated in the margin below, "Rembrandt . f . cum pryvl.̊ 1633."
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Matthew 27:57-59, Mark 15:43-46, Luke 24:50-53 and John 19:38-42.
Horizontal shading added to the legs of the two men receiving Christ's body. (White and Boon)

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