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  • Date:

    mid 17th century - early 18th century (etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)
    Picart, Bernard, born 1673 - died 1733 (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching print on laid paper

  • Museum number:

    27827:3

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box A

Physical description

Male lion lying on the ground facing away from the viewer. He has a front leg around what appears to be a round container. The image framed with a single line.

Date

mid 17th century - early 18th century (etched)

Artist/maker

Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)
Picart, Bernard, born 1673 - died 1733 (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching print on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

Rembrand del. B. Picart sculp.
Below bottom left corner of design.

F.
Bottom left corner of design, it has been almost rubbed away

8.
Bottom right corner of design, it has been almost rubbed away

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 cm of sheet, Width: 11.6 cm of sheet, Height: 7 cm of plate impression, Width: 11.2 cm of plate impression

Descriptive line

Male lion lying on the ground facing away from the viewer. Etching print on laid paper. Etched by B. Picart, after an original design by Rembrandt. Mid 17th - early 18th century.

Production Note

The print is inscribed Rembrand del. B. Picart sculp. - It is highly probably that 'B. Picart' is Bernard Picart (1673-1733).

Materials

Laid paper

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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