The Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Print

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
The Presentation in the Temple: Oblong Print
ca. 1640
Etching and drypoint on paper.
Plate Mark: 213 x 290 mm
RvR 77
NHD 184, II
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Theodore Irwin (1827-1902), Oswego, New York; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1900.
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Watermark: Strabourg Bend over letters "4" and "WR".
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Luke 2:22-40.
Simeon wears a skull cap. His and the Virgin's garments shaded more darkly with drypoint. Joseph's beard shortened by burnishing. (White and Boon)

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