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Print, The Descent from the Cross

This is a Print. It was created by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn and print maker: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. It is dated 1633 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

51.6 × 40.2 cm (20 5/16 × 15 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower center: Rembrandt f 1633

Cite this object as

Print, The Descent from the Cross; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669); Netherlands; etching on paper; 51.6 × 40.2 cm (20 5/16 × 15 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1473

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