The Adoration of the Shepherds

about 1652
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 046 iv; Hind 255 v

Dimensions

Platemark: 14.9 x 19.6 cm (5 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.) Sheet: 15.35 x 20.1 cm (6 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P428

Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

on verso: in black pen ink "F. Rechberger"; red chalk marks in top left corner; graphite inscriptions in bottom right and bottom left corners

Provenance

Franz Rechberger, dated 1799 (1771-1841, Vienna, curator of the cabinet of Count Moriz von Fries and of the Albertina, Lugt 2133); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund