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Print, Angel Appearing to the Shepherds

This is a Print. It was created by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. It is dated after 1634 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is etching on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Milton I. D. Einstein. It is credited Gift of Milton Einstein.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 28.9 x 24.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.) Platemark: 26.4 x 22 cm (10 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Rembrandt f.

Cite this object as

Print, Angel Appearing to the Shepherds; Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669); Netherlands; etching on white laid paper; Sheet: 28.9 x 24.2 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.) Platemark: 26.4 x 22 cm (10 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Milton Einstein; 1959-49-108

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