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The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece


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The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece

1657
17th century
149 x 193 mm (5.9 x 7.6 in.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, (1606–1669)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, engraving, and drypoint on Japanese paper
State: Eighth of eight states
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: John Webster, 1810–1892, Aberdeen (Lugt 1555 stamp “IW” in black ink on verso). Emil Schroeter, died about 1912, Dresden (Lugt 2270 stamp in black ink on verso). Purchased before 1928, possibly as early as 1912, by George W. Davison.
Bibliography: Bartsch 46; Hind 255; Münz 237; Robert Fucci, Rembrandt’s Changing Impressions (New York: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, 2015), cat. no. 16.4, reproduced p. 127, see also p. 123.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.93

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