Christ Crucified Between the Two Thieves: 'The Three Crosses'

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
1653
Drypoint on paper.
385 x 450 mm
RvR 123
NHD 274, II
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Henry Brodhurst (ca. 1860), Dale Close and Mansfield; George W. Vanderbilt (1862-1914); from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in 1905.
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Matthew 27:33-56, Mark 15:21-41 and Luke 23:33-48.
Margins ca. 1 mm
The figure at the right margin has been darkened by shading.
The use of surface tone in this impression is very comparable to that in the first state belonging to the Library (see RvR 122). (Boston 1969, no. 56)
Watermark: Strasburg bend in shield surmounted by lily [Heawood 63].

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