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Abraham’s Sacrifice

By or after Rembrandt van Rijnca. 1637

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: Abraham’s Sacrifice
  • Creator: By or after Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Date Created: ca. 1637
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate: “Rembrandt R”
  • Print State: Second state?
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Unrecorded source, probably gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on cream laid paper
  • Keywords: Abraham (Biblical), Bible, Old Testament, religions, religious art
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Possibly a copy.
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 115 mm x 88 mm (4.53 in. x 3.46 in.).
  • 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.
  • Associated People: By or after Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)
  • Accession Number: 1996.1.13

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