Peter and John Healing the Cripple at the Gate of the Temple

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

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The Apostles Peter and John invoke the name of Jesus Christ to cure a cripple before the incredulous eyes of the Jewish priests in the shadows of the Temple in Jerusalem.

"He has engraved on copper numerous and varied subjects, printed by himself, from which it is easy to discern that he was a diligent and indefatigable man."

-- Joachim von Sandart, 1675

Purchased with money from the John Herron Fund for the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1939.

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Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)
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etching and drypoint
7 1/8 x 8 5/8 in.
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Inscribed engraving, recto, lower center: Rembrandt f. 1659.
Stamp in black ink, verso, lower left, wth the collector's mark of Dr. Wilhelm August Ackermann (1793-1865, Lugt 791)
Stamp in black ink, lower left, with an unidentified collector's mark (E.F. in an oval, Lugt 846)
Stamp in blue ink, lower left, with the collector's mark of D. G. de Arozarena (about 1860, Lugt 109).
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John Herron Fund
Public Domain
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