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Print, The Shell (Conus Marmoreus)

This is a Print. It was created by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn and print maker: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. It is dated 1650 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is etching, drypoint and burin. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

11.5 × 14.7 cm (4 1/2 × 5 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Lettered with Rembrandt's signature and dated, in lower left: "Rembrandt. f. 1650".

Cite this object as

Print, The Shell (Conus Marmoreus); Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669); Netherlands; etching, drypoint and burin; 11.5 × 14.7 cm (4 1/2 × 5 13/16 in.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1949-29-6

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