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Death of the Virgin, 1639

Etching on laid paper under glass
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Plate: 15.5" H x 12.25" W

Plate: 15.5" H x 12.25" W

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Signed and dated in the plate lower left
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606–1669
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A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is considered the greatest artist of Holland's Golden Age. He worked from direct observation, and despite the evolution of his style over the course of his career, Rembrandt’s compelling descriptions of light, space, atmosphere, modeling, texture, and human affect are the result of intense perceptual study. A prominent portraitist, Rembrandt is most famous for The Night Watch (1642), a monumental painting of militia guards that features Rembrandt’s distinctive use of chiaroscuro.

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Plate: 15.5" H x 12.25" W

Plate: 15.5" H x 12.25" W

Signature
Signed and dated in the plate lower left
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606–1669
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A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is considered the greatest artist of Holland's Golden Age. He worked from direct observation, and despite the evolution of his style over the course of his career, Rembrandt’s compelling descriptions of light, space, atmosphere, modeling, texture, and human affect are the result of intense perceptual study. A prominent portraitist, Rembrandt is most famous for The Night Watch (1642), a monumental painting of militia guards that features Rembrandt’s distinctive use of chiaroscuro.

Death of the Virgin, 1639

Etching on laid paper under glass
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