Artist Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669
  • Christ Disputing with the Doctors
Date 1652
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 4 7/8 × 8 3/8 inches (12.4 × 21.3 cm)
Sheet: 5 × 8 1/2 inches (12.7 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S940
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower left center of image: Rembrandt f 1652
Marks Watermark, center: [illegible mark, vertical letters across center of sheet];
Stamp, in black ink, center, left, verso: Scripps 1888 [added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in brown ink, lower left, verso: N:RA: | Ravo: | Prima Nova - | BO Bario
Inscribed, in pencil, left center, above stamp, verso: 940
March 1888, Gabrielli Sale (Rome, Italy);
1895, (F. Keppel and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Dutuit, E. Le Peintre Graveur. Paris, 1881-1888, no. 68.

Nowell-Usticke, G.W. Rembrandt's Etchings, States and Values. Narberth, PA, 1967, B65, third state.