Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun after circle of Rembrandt

Un philosophe écrivant, 1790 gedateerd
Amsterdam, Rijksprentenkabinet
<a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/48679" title="Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun"><span class="text">Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun</span></a> after circle of <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/66219" title="Rembrandt"><span class="text">Rembrandt</span></a>
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reproductive print
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Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.
paper, etching, inkt
rectangle (portrait format) 157 x 137 mm
dimensions platemark: 244 x 205 mm (Le Brun 1792-1796, vol. 2 (1792), p. 2)
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription lower left: Rembrandt pinxit.
  • inscription lower right: Gravé par J.B.P. Le Brun Peintre et Md. 1790.
  • inscription lower center: Un Philosophe écrivant / Gravé d'après le Tableau de Rembrandt, Peint sur cuivre de même grandeur que / l'Estampe. Tiré du Cabinet du Citoyen Le Brun, Peintre et Md. de Tableaux. / A Paris chez l'auteur, rue du Gros Chenet no. 47, et chez Poignant, rue Serpente no. 14. [weapon in the centre of the print]
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dated 1790 (1790)
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Print/illustration included in
Le Brun 1792-1796, vol. 2 (1792), p. 5, print on p. 2
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Entered on: 2011-09-22; Last modification: 2017-10-23


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