Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Jupiter and Antiope: The Larger Plate
Etching with drypoint, printed on Japanese paper.
138 x 205 mm
NHD 311, II
George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
Signed and dated lower center, "Rembrandt f 1659."
An even gray film of ink combines with the luminous yellow paper to produce a color effect peculiar to Rembrandt. (Boston 1969, no. 114)
Before reworking and inscription. (White and Boon)
One of two impressions of state I in the Library (see RvR 288).