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Twelve Facsimile Etchings from very rare Originals by Rembrandt Van Ryn in the Cracherode Collection at the British Museum by William James Smith 1824

  • Object:

    print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1824 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, Willam James (print-makers)
    Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)
    Cooke, William Bernard, born 1778 - died 1855 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.5076-1903

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf B, box 111

Physical description

Etching depicting a head of a man

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1824 (published)

Artist/maker

Smith, Willam James (print-makers)
Rembrandt van Rijn, born 1606 - died 1669 (artist)
Cooke, William Bernard, born 1778 - died 1855 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 2.7 cm print, Width: 2 cm print, Height: 33.3 cm volume, Width: 23.7 cm volume, Depth: 1.3 cm volume

Descriptive line

Etching by William James Smith, 'Small head of a man', copy after a work by an unknown pupil of Rembrandt, from 'Twelve Facsimile Etchings', published by William Bernard Cooke, London, 1824.

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

Taken from V&A Internal Catalogue
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).

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Man's head

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Copies

Production Type

Copy

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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