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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G3240
People
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch (Leiden 1606 - 1669 Amsterdam)
Title
Christ Crucified between the Two Thieves
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Three Crosses
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1653
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/279352
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Drypoint on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Drypoint
Dimensions
sheet: 37.5 x 44 cm (14 3/4 x 17 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: Dr. / WA [linked] / Pr. [within a circlular border; Wilhelm August Ackermann (Lugt 791)]
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: 78 [written over] 78 .. 111 / B 78 / 78
  • collector's mark: verso, faded purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 3240
  • watermark: There is perhaps a watermark above the right of the cross, although this may be the effect of a mottled disturbance in the inking of the area of the celestial rays.]
Provenance
Dr. Wilhelm August Ackermann, Lubeck and Dresden (Lugt 791). Francis Calley Gray, bequest; to William Gray, his nephew, 1856, gift; to Harvard Univeristy, 1857
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iv/v
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 274, Bartsch 78, Hind 270, Rovinsky 78
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G3240
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Rembrandt Prints & Drawings, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, 11/05/2008 - 12/14/2008

States of Play: Prints from Rembrandt to Delsarte, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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