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Drypoint etching
  • Drypoint etching
    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669
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Drypoint etching

  • Place of origin:

    Amsterdam (made)

  • Date:

    1655 (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 by Rembrandt

Place of Origin

Amsterdam (made)


1655 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching and drypoint

Marks and inscriptions

Rembrandt f 1655
Signed and dated [d and 6 reversed]


Height: 15.6 cm, Width: 13.1 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by C.A. Ionides, 1900. Nominal file number MA/1/I246

Descriptive line

Rembrandt Van Ryn. Etching and drypoint. Abrahan's sacrifice. 1655.

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

Hind, Arthur M. A Catalogue of Rembrandt's Etchings. (London: Methuen and o. Ltd., 1923)
The Catalogue of the Constantine Alexander Ionides Collection. London. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1904
Bartsch, Adam von. Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes qui forment l'oeuvre de Rembrandt Vienna, 1797
Hollstein, F. W. H. (Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich), 1888-1957. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam : M. Hertzberger, 1949-, vol. 18-19.

White, Christopher and Boon, Karel G. Rembrandt's Etchings: an Illustrated Critical Catalogue. (Amsterdam: Van Gendt & Co; London: A. Zwemmer Ltd., 1969),


Printing ink


Drypoint; Etching


Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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