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Christ Crowned with Thorns, 1756

  • Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669
  • Georg Friedrich Schmidt, German, 1712-1775

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 6 3/4 × 5 5/8 inches (17.1 × 14.3 cm) Sheet: 8 3/4 × 7 inches (22.2 × 17.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Stamped, verso: Scripps 1894 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: G. F. Schmidt fec. 1756. Inscribed, lower left: Rembrandt pinx.

December 1894, J. Huneker Sale (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Georg Friedrich Schmidt; after Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Christ Crowned with Thorns, 1756, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1089.