Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Abraham’s Sacrifice,

Alternative title(s): Formerly cataloged with title “Abraham Caressing Isaac”

Etching on cream laid paper

Second state?

Print impression quality: Very good; copy?

Dimensions (Plate): 115 x 88 mm (4.5 x 3.5 in.)

Signed in plate: “Rembrandt R”

Edition: Possibly a copy.

Accession number: 1996.1.13

Unrecorded source, probably gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953

Bibliography: Bartsch 33, possibly copy; Hind 148 but without scratch as illustrated in Hind, different shading under Abraham’s left arm, shading different from that added to turban in second state; Münz 176; BB. 37-2; White and Boon possibly second state with line shading added to turban, etc., but this lacks scratch and shading under Isaac’s left shoulder.

Work Type: print

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