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The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece

Rembrandt1657

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: The Adoration of the Shepherds: A Night Piece
  • Creator: Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Date Created: 1657
  • Print State: Eighth of eight states
  • 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. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1937
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching, engraving, and drypoint on Japanese paper
  • Keywords: Bible, herders, New Testament, night, night scenes, religions, religious art, shepherds
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 149 mm x 193 mm (5.87 in. x 7.6 in.). Sheet dimensions: 172 x 212 mm (6.77 x 8.35 in.).
  • 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.
  • Associated People: Created by Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)
  • Accession Number: 1937.D1.93

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