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The Descent from the Cross, by Rembrandt and Jan van Vliet

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An image of The Descent from the Cross. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Vliet, Jan van (Dutch, c.1610-c.1668). Etching, engraving, black carbon ink on laid paper, chainlines horizontal (28  mm), height, plate, 527 mm, width, plate, 406 mm; height, sheet, 527 mm, width, sheet, 406 mm, 1633. Production Note: II/V. Printed on mould side of paper. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B81 II II/V. Biörklund/Barnard; BB33-C II/V. Lugt; 932. Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 24.A.a. Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 26.R.a.

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The Descent from the Cross. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Vliet, Jan van (Dutch, c.1610-c.1668). Etching, engraving, black carbon ink on laid paper, chainlines horizontal (28 mm), height, plate, 527 mm, width, plate, 406 mm; height, sheet, 527 mm, width, sheet, 406 mm, 1633. Production Note: II/V. Printed on mould side of paper. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B81 II II/V. Biörklund/Barnard; BB33-C II/V. Lugt; 932. Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 24.A.a. Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 26.R.a.

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  • Accession Number: 23.K.5-141
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 796 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 933.15kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2018:03:05 10:07:41

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17th Century apostles biblical Christ Christianity cross crucified crucifix crucifixion Dead Christ deposition Deposition from the Cross descent Descent from the Cross disciples Dutch Easter engraving etching Fitz_PDP Jan van Vliet Jesus ladder New Testament passion Passion of Christ print religion religious Rembrandt Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn Saint John St John St John the Evangelist

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