Skip to main content

The Three Crosses, by Rembrandt

Image attached to AD.20.15-9

An image of The Three Crosses. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1606-1669). Drypoint, engraving, surface tone, black carbon ink, stiff black ink on laid paper, chainlines vertical (25mm). Height, plate, 386 mm, width, plate, 448 mm; height, sheet, 397 mm, width, sheet, 463 mm, 1653. Production Note: State IV/V. Printed on mould side of paper.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

About this image

The Three Crosses. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1606-1669). Drypoint, engraving, surface tone, black carbon ink, stiff black ink on laid paper, chainlines vertical (25mm). Height, plate, 386 mm, width, plate, 448 mm; height, sheet, 397 mm, width, sheet, 463 mm, 1653. Production Note: State IV/V. Printed on mould side of paper.

Image data

  • Accession Number: AD.20.15-9
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Image height: 870 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 221.32kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Captured: 2012:03:27 16:20:16

Key words

17th Century biblical Calvary Christ Christianity cross crown of thorns crucified crucifix crucifixion dark darkness dramatic drypoint Dutch Easter engraving Fitz_PDP Golgotha horseback horses Jesus light light and dark malefactors New Testament passion Passion of Christ print religion religious Rembrandt Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn Saviour shade shadow soldiers thieves

Colours in this image

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo