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  • Description

    Jupiter and Antiope: larger plate; the god Jupiter as a satyr leaning over the sleeping nude Antiope and lifting the blanket from her; second state with the blanket the satyr is holding shaded over with cross-hatching, particularly visible under his stomach and in the part left of his hand, with long drypoint lines added under Antiope's right foot and under her right elbow, shading added to the drapery above the satyr's head, before posthumous addition of inscription. 1659 Etching, burin and drypoint, rough plate edges
    Watermark: Countermark PB (Hinterding catalogue, variant A.a.b.)


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  • Date

    • 1659
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 140 millimetres
    • Width: 206 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with Rembrandt's signature and date, at centre left: "Rembrandt f. 1659".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment and an impression of first state see 1855,0414.266.

  • Bibliography

    • White & Boon 1969 203.I bibliographic details
    • Hind 1923 302.I bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 311.II (Rembrandt) bibliographic details
    • Hinterding et al. 2000 90 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2006 Apr-Jun, Hull, Ferens AG (Sth Bank Tour), Rembrandt
    2006 Jun-Sep, Bath, Victoria AG (Sth Bank Tour), Rembrandt
    2006 Oct-Dec, Newcastle, Laing AG (Sth Bank Tour), Rembrandt
    2007 Apr-Jun, Stoke-on-Trent, Potteries MAG (Sth Bank Tour), Rembrandt
    2007 Jun-Sep, Blackpool, Grundy AG (Sth Bank Tour), Rembrandt
    2009 Feb-June, London, National Gallery, Picasso: Challenging the Past
    2012 May-Sep, BM, Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite, ex. cat.

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  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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Jupiter and Antiope: the larger plate; the god, as satyr, about to ravish sleeping nude woman.  1659  Etching, burin and drypoint

Jupiter and Antiope: the larger plate; the god, as satyr, about to ravish sleeping nude woman. 1659 Etching, burin and drypoint

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