Artist Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669
  • Death of the Virgin
Date 1639
Medium etching and drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 16 1/8 × 12 1/4 inches (41 × 31.1 cm)
Sheet: 17 × 13 1/8 inches (43.2 × 33.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S959
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower left of image: Rembrandt f. 1639.
Marks Watermark, upper center of sheet: [large heraldic device]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil within plate mark, lower left: B. 99
Inscribed, lower left corner of sheet: SC-959
Inscribed, center bottom edge: 327.
Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: [illegible abbreviations]
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Impressions of Faith, Rembrandt's Biblical Etchings. Exh. cat., University of Michigan-Dearborn Library. Ann Arbor, February 10- February 23, 1989, no. 5 (ill.).