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Abraham Caressing Isaac, 19th century

  • Dutch
  • Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 4 5/8 × 3 3/8 inches (11.7 × 8.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Signed, in plate, below image, lower left: Rembrandt fe

Stamped, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Dutch; after Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Abraham Caressing Isaac, 19th century, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S927.