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print - St Jerome beside a pollard willow
  • St Jerome beside a pollard willow
    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669
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St Jerome beside a pollard willow

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Amsterdam (made)

  • Date:

    1648 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and drypoint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Etching and drypoint print depicting a man writing, seated at a table under a tree. There is a lion head peering out from the left side of the tree

Place of Origin

Amsterdam (made)


1648 (made)


Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and drypoint

Marks and inscriptions

Rembrandt f.1648
Signed and dated


Height: 17.8 cm cut to, Width: 13.3 cm cut to

Object history note

C.A. Ionides Bequest.

Descriptive line

Etching and drypoint by Rembrandt van Rijn, 'St Jerome beside a pollard willow', second state. Amsterdam, 1648.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from V&A Internal Catalogue
Bartsch, Adam von. Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes qui forment l'oeuvre de Rembrandt (Vienna, 1797).
White, Christopher and Boon, Karel G. Rembrandt's Etchings: An Illustrated Critical Catalogue in Two Volumes, I. Text. (Amsterdam: Van Gendt & Co; London: A. Zwemmer Ltd., 1969).
Blanc, Charles, L'oeuvre complet de Rembrandt, décrit et commenté, (Paris, 1859-61).
Hind, Arthur M. A Catalogue of Rembrandt's Etchings. (London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1923).
Biörklund George. Rembrandt's Etchings, True and False: A Summary Catalogue in a Distinctive Chronological Order and Completely Illustrated, (Stockholm, London & Paris, 1955) (2nd ed. 1968).


Paper (fiber product); Printing ink


Etching (printing process); Drypoint

Subjects depicted

Willow tree; Lion; Writing


Prints; Religion; Christianity; Animals and Wildlife


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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