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Jan Antonides van der Linden

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Amsterdam (made)

  • Date:

    1665 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching, drypoint and burin

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Miss Emily A. Fawcett in 1923.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf B, box 60

Physical description

Etching, drypoint and burin depicting a three-quarter length portrait of a man holding a book in a landscape setting with tree to the right and a building with archway on the upper level to the left.

Place of Origin

Amsterdam (made)


1665 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Etching, drypoint and burin


Height: 12.3 cm cut to, Width: 10.3 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Etching, drypoint and burin by Rembrandt van Rijn, 'Jan Antonides van der Linden', fifth state. Amsterdam, 1665.

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). B.264
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).
Bartsch, Adam von, 1757-1821. The illustrated Bartsch. New York : Abaris Books, 1978, 264.


Paper (fiber product); Printing ink


Etching (printing process); Drypoint

Subjects depicted

Book; Clothing, Costume; Landscape


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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