Rembrandt Van Rijn The Descent From The Cross View Catalog Sold: $520 Estimate: $900 - $1,250 February 8, 2019 Las Vegas, NV, US Request more information Additional Details. Interpretation of Descent From the Cross by Roger van der Weyden. On Somerset paper. The Descent from the Cross (Rubens, 1600–1602), Siegerland-Museum, Siegen, Oberes Schloss; The Descent from the Cross (Rubens, 1612–1614), Antwerp Cathedral; The Descent from the Cross (Rubens, 1617), Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille; The Descent from the Cross (Rubens, 1618), Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Following Rembrandt’s passing in 1669, his remaining copper etching plates virtually stayed intact as they passed from collector to collector until 1993 when a sale at the London Original Print Fair dispersed the plates around the globe. The Descent from the Cross is the 13th Station of the Cross. Enveloped in the black of night and lit with a single flame, the heavy mood surrounding Christ’s descent from the cross is intensified in Rembrandt’s nocturne etching. From Forum Auctions, Rembrandt van Rijn, The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate (1633), Etching and engraving, 54 × 41.2 cm The figures surrounding Christ gaze on in awe. The Descent from the Cross by Rembrandt van Rijn is a 100% hand-painted oil painting reproduction on canvas painted by one of our professional artists. Measurements: image size is 21" x 16". Other figures not mentioned in the Gospels … He reels backwards, mouth open, eyebrows raised in amazement at your startling arrival. Additionally, the two together help to remind us of Rembrandt's versatility across different mediums, somehow being able to achieve great success with different specialist tools. The Descent from the Cross is a 1633 painting of the Descent from the Cross by Rembrandt. Rembrandt, who based his 1633 Descent from the Cross for the Passion series on Lucas Vorsterman’s reproductive engraving after Rubens’ altarpiece The Descent from the Cross, now in the Antwerp Cathedral, may have decided to emulate not only Rubens’ composition but also the large scale in which Rubens worked. Find more prominent pieces of sketch and study at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. Descent from the Cross Holland, 1634 Like other paintings by Rembrandt on Christian subjects, The Descent from the Cross was not intended for a church, as in Protestant Holland places of worship were not decorated with painting or sculpture. ‘The descent from the cross’ was created in 1633 by Rembrandt in Baroque style. It is a companion piece to Rembrandt's later The Raising of the Cross. Europe (place of creation) Date. The Descent from the Cross by Rubens is the centre-panel of a triptych which he painted for the Cathedral of our Lady, in Antwerp. The earlier, Rubens Descent, is a triptych whose side wings portray the Visitation and the Presentation at the Temple. Rembrandt’s original oil was strongly influenced by an altarpiece of the same subject by Peter Paul Rubens. Artist: Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam) Date: 1633. Holland, 1634. In Byzantine art the topic became popular in the 9th century, and in the West from the 10th century. The Descent from the Cross may refer to one of several paintings by Peter Paul Rubens: . [1], https://web.archive.org/web/20120217191016/http://www.pinakothek.de/rembrandt-harmensz-van-rijn/kreuzabnahme-christi, Bust of a Man Wearing a Gorget and Plumed Beret, Diana Bathing with her Nymphs with Actaeon and Callisto, Pendant portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, The Archangel Raphael Leaving Tobias' Family, Ahasuerus and Haman at the Feast of Esther, Self-Portrait Wearing a White Feathered Bonnet, Self-Portrait in a Black Beret and Gold Chain, Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Descent_from_the_Cross_(Rembrandt,_1633)&oldid=939113388, Wikipedia articles with RKDID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 February 2020, at 12:35. ‘The Descent from the Cross’ was created in 1634 by Rembrandt in Baroque style. Descent from the Cross. Rembrandt utilizes strong contrasts between light and dark, illuminating Christ in heavenly light that shines down from the upper right corner. It is now in the National Gallery of Art in Washington. (Rembrandt, 1650–1652) The Descent from the Cross is a 1650–1652 painting of the Descent from the Cross by Rembrandt, Constantijn van Renesse and Rembrandt's studio. The Descent from the Cross by torchlight. You can see the whites of his eyes. As in "The Circumcision" (1661), "The Holy Family at Night" (c. 1645) and other religious paintings from Rembrandt, … The Descent from the Cross is a 1633 painting of the Descent from the Cross by Rembrandt. Accession Number: 17.37.69 Rembrandt van Rijn The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight, Etched in 1654, Printed in 1906 (Beaumont, Paris) Reference #81 according to the British Catalogue, circa 1797, is a hand pulled-ETCHING from the AUTHENTIC & Original copper Rembrandt plates by Armand-Durand (1831-1905) overseen by Art World Industries, inc. Biörklund's second state (of 5), before the address of Uylenburgh lower right; Usticke's first state (of 5); New Hollstein fourth-fifth state (of 8). The Descent from the Cross is a 1650–1652 painting of the Descent from the Cross by Rembrandt, Constantijn van Renesse and Rembrandt's studio. Here, he diverged from traditional representations of the Descent from the Cross by focusing on the silent activity of taking down and burying Christ’s body. (52.2 x 38.3 cm) Classification: Prints. Titled "The Descent from the Cross: the Second Plate" (year of original 1633). Descent from the Cross, Rembrandt van Rijn. It is now in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich. The Descent from the Cross (Rembrandt, 1650–52), Bust of a Man Wearing a Gorget and Plumed Beret, Diana Bathing with her Nymphs with Actaeon and Callisto, Pendant portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, The Archangel Raphael Leaving Tobias' Family, Ahasuerus and Haman at the Feast of Esther, Self-Portrait Wearing a White Feathered Bonnet, Self-Portrait in a Black Beret and Gold Chain, Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Descent_from_the_Cross_(Rembrandt,_1650–1652)&oldid=949937633, Collections of the National Gallery of Art, Wikipedia articles with RKDID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 April 2020, at 10:37. Such a comparison shows that Rembrandt had fundamentally transformed Rubens’s heroic pathos into a powerful realism that evokes in the viewer a deep sense of involvement in… It is a companion piece to Rembrandt's later The Raising of the Cross. Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world's treasures online. It is believed that Rembrandt produced his iteration of this iconic scene in response to Peter Paul Rubens’ painting of the same scene from 1612–14. It was the second altarpiece to be completed by the artist for the Cathedral; the first being The Elevation of the Cross (1610–11). Rembrandt (1606 - 1669) (printmaker) Associated place. Descent from the Cross by Torchlight 1654 Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) Dutch This etching is part of a series of scenes from the Passion of Christ that Rembrandt created around 1654. Discover and collect art from Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic The Descent from the Cross series and more. He centers Christ in a classic Laocoon-like pose, with an … Rembrandt - The Descent from the Cross. Find more prominent pieces of religious painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. 528x407 mm; 20 3/4x16 1/8 inches, narrow to thread margins. Rembrandt is shocked to see you. Although the degree to which Rembrandt was involved in the execution of either of … According to Rembrandt himself, his The Descent from the Cross observed "the greatest and the most natural movement". There is some similarity with the Descent from the Cross by PP Rubens, but Rembrandt's work is more serene than the dramatic tableau by Rubens. Ref. The Descent from the Cross by Torchlight exemplifies the artist’s ability to portray religious scenes rich with human emotion and expressive drama. Rembrandt received a commission from the court in about 1628 through Constantijn Huygens, secretary to the Prince of Orange, for five paintings of the Passion of Christ. With border measures 27" x 22". The Descent from the Cross c. 1633 Oil on canvas, 90 x 65 cm Alte Pinakothek, Munich: Catalogue number: Bredius 550. Like other paintings by Rembrandt on Christian subjects, The Descent from the Cross was not intended for a church, as in Protestant Holland places of worship were not decorated with painting or sculpture. The Descent from the Cross. Etching and engraving, 1633. Dimensions: sheet: 20 9/16 x 15 1/16 in. It is now in the National Gallery of Art in Washington. REMBRANDT VAN RIJN The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate. Credit Line: Gift of Henry Walters, 1917. We utilize only the finest oil paints and high quality artist-grade canvas to ensure the most vivid color. The UK Independent, at the time, described the plates being sold as “like chips off the True Cross.” Artist/maker. The Descent from the Cross, the painting, remains one of Rembrandt's most famous and respected artworks, though there is also much to appreciate from this etched version. Title: Descent from the Cross. In this monumental Rembrandt The Descent from the Cross: Second Plate, 1633, Rembrandt depicts the momentous moment in which Christ's body is released from the cross. The Descent from the Cross, or Deposition of Christ, is the scene, as depicted in art, from the Gospels' accounts of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus taking Christ down from the cross after his crucifixion. This formula fully expresses the current Baroque tendency, which found its most powerful representative in Peter Paul Rubens.In fact, in The Descent from the Cross, Rembrandt is obviously dependent upon Rubens' treatment of the same subject in Antwerp. Rembrandt’s Descent from the Cross is stylistically unusual and reproductive, unlike most of his prints, which were original designs rather than printed paintings. The Descent from the Cross illustrates a group of men taking Christ down from the cross after his crucifixion. It is now in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich. 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