Death appearing to a wedded couple from an open grave

Details

  • Title

    Death appearing to a wedded couple from an open grave

  • Artist/maker

    Rembrandt (1606 - 1669) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1639
  • Material and technique

    etching and drypoint on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    plate 10.9 x 7.7 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.1862

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Further reading

Bartsch, Adam von, Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes qui forment l’oeuvre de Rembrandt, et ceux de ses principaux imitateurs, 2 vols (Vienna, 1797), 109

Hind, Arthur Mayger, A Catalogue of Rembrandt’s Etchings, 2 vols, 2nd (London: Methuen, 1923), 165

Münz, Ludwig, Rembrandt's Etchings. A critical catalogue of Rembrandt's etchings and the etchings of his school formerly attributed to the master with an essay on Rembrandt's technique and documentary sources., 2 vols (London: Phaidon, 1952), 258

White, Christopher, Boon, Karel G., Rembrandt’s Etchings: An Illustrated Critical Catalogue, 2 vols (Amsterdam: Van Gendt; New York: Abner Schram, 1969), 109 Only state

Hollstein, F. W. H., The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish: Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, 1993-), 174

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