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Recueil Basan

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1941,0327.11.6

  • Title (series)

    • Recueil Basan
  • Description

    Joseph telling his dreams; as a boy, surrounded by men listening, in interior; fifth state heavily re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. 1638 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1638
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 132 millimetres
    • Width: 103 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with Rembrandt's signature and date, in lower left: "Rembrandt f. 1638".
  • Curator's comments

    For an earlier state and comment see 1868,0822.660.
    For comment on the volume, which was published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810, see 1941,0327.11.1

  • Bibliography

    • Hind 160.III bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 167.V (Rembrandt) bibliographic details
    • White+Boon 37.III bibliographic details
  • Location

    157*.b.26

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1941

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1941,0327.11.6

Joseph telling his dreams; as a boy, surrounded by men listening, in interior; late impression, heavily re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810.  1638
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Joseph telling his dreams; as a boy, surrounded by men listening, in interior; late impression, heavily re-worked by Pierre François Basan; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810. 1638 Etching

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