The Agony in the Garden

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669


about 1657

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Overall: 4 3/8 × 3 1/4 in. (11.1 × 8.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Rembrandt f. 5 (?); stamped, on verso, collection mark of J. W. Nahl (Lugt 1954)

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

Exhibition History

Introduction to the History of Art: Works from the 15th to the 18th Centuries, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 24, 1994-February 5, 1995.


Formerly in the collection of Johann Wilhelm Nahl (1803-1880), Kassel, Germany; sold to Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (NHD) 269 i or ii/iii; Bartsch, Hollstein 75; Hind 293

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