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Creator:
Print made by William Pether, ca. 1738–1821, British
after Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606–1669, Dutch
Title:

Rabbi with a White Turban

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 7/8 × 17 15/16 inches (63.2 × 45.6 cm), Plate: 20 1/16 × 14 inches (51 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 18 × 13 15/16 inches (45.7 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Barris: | A Jew Rabbi - a very scaves Proof | First Proof"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "This impression is [...] | [...] 1862"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: [...]Morgan [...] 3573 [...] | R.7049" | 18"

Lettered, lower left: "Rembrandt Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "W.Pether Sculpt, 1778"; lettered, lower center: "J. Boydell Exct. | Publishd Feby 2nd 1778 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.626
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | bust | candle | clasp | cloak | elder | jewels | Judaism | rabbi | religious and mythological subject | skull | snake | statue | turban | white (color)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22325
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