The Descent from the Cross: A Sketch

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669

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1642

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Plate: 5 13/16 × 4 1/2 in. (14.8 × 11.5 cm)

Sheet: 5 7/8 × 4 5/8 in. (14.9 × 11.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Philip Hofer

PR.947.39

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Rembrandt.f.1642; stamped, lower center, collection mark of A.P.F. Robert-Dumesnil (Lugt 2200)

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

The Image Impressed, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-July 31, 1985.

Rembrandt: Master of Light and Shadow; Etchings from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 8-September 17, 2006.

Images of the Christ and the Bodhisattva, The Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery of Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, September 5-October 30, 1984, no. 23.

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

17th and 18th Century Prints, Art 46 Northern Baroque, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 13-April 23, 1978.

Publication History

Donald S. Lopez, Jr. and Steven C. Rockefeller, Images of the Christ and the Bodhisattva, Middlebury, Vermont: The Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery of Middlebury College, 1984, no. 23, ill.

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Alexandre-Pierre-Francois Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864), Paris (probably sold Phillips, London, April 12-14, 1836); Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1947.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 204 only; Bartsch, Hollstein 82; Hind 199

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