Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Descent from the Cross: A Sketch
Etching and drypoint on paper.
149 x 116 mm
Wilhelm Koller (d.1871), Vienna; Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
Signed and dated lower right, "Rembrandt .f . 1642.".
Matthew 27:57-59, Mark 15:43-46, Luke 24:50-53 and John 19:38-42.
Early impression with burr.
Only one state.