Jupiter and Antiope: The Larger Plate

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1659
Etching with drypoint, printed on Japanese paper.
138 x 205 mm
RvR 289
NHD 311, II
Provenance: 
George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Signed and dated lower center, "Rembrandt f 1659."
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Watermark: None.
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).

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