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Faust in His Study
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
    born: Leyden, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • Faust in His Study, circa 1652
  • Where object was made: Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • etching, drypoint, burin
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 215 x 163 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 7/16 x 6 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Senator August W. Lauterbach
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0003
Catalogue raisonné

A male figure (Faust) standing next to a table/desk, looking at a floating circle that appears to be glowing. There is a partial globe in the bottom right corner.