The Circumcision

about 1630
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 048; White & Boon, only state; Hind 19


Platemark: 9 x 6.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.) Sheet: 9.2 x 6.8 cm (3 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching with touches of drypoint on laid paper

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, in graphite: B 48 H 19 Zn4853 R498 47-D


Ex-collection Daniel Daulby (Lugt 736a, British, 18th century, d. 1800), collection inventory number 47-D. Ex-collection Tristram R. G. Carlyon, Esq. (b. 1877 - d. 1957), print stock number R498. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London; 1961, to C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, Germany, Neue Lagerliste 31, no. 228; to Dr. Lippisch, Munich, Germany. Sotheby's London, "Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints" (Sale L06161), Session 1 Oct. 3, 2006, Lot 50; sold to C. G. Boerner, Inc. New York, NY; sold to private collection, Arizona, USA; to C. G. Boerner, Inc. New York, NY; 2010, sold by C. G. Boerner, Inc. to MFA Boston. (Accession Date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard