barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Harmenszoon van Rijn Rembrandt (1606-1669)

The Death of the Virgin

Amsterdam, 1639

Etching with drypoint

10.4 x 9.5 cm


This is one of the earliest plates in which Rembrandt used drypoint to any considerable extent.

Purchased 1939 (No. 39.11)



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