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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13116
People
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Adoration of the Shepherds (with the Lamp)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1654
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/262217
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching with slight plate tone on white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 10.8 × 12.9 cm (4 1/4 × 5 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, bottom: Rembrandt f
  • watermark: Foolscap with seven-pointed collar [Hinterding v. 2, p. 142, D.a.b.. He does not list this in his chronological list of Rembrandt's papers, implying that it is posthumous; all of the Foolscap with seven-pointed collar marks are well into the 1650s or later.]
  • inscription: verso, at upper edge, center, brown ink: [illeg.; two ones. struck through, or two linked sevens?]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 279, Bartsch 45, Hind 273.i (ii)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1955
Object Number
M13116
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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