Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Three Crosses
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
    born: Leyden, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands)
  • The Three Crosses, 1653
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • drypoint, burin
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 388 x 456 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 15 1/4 x 17 15/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 25 1/4 x 28 x 1 in
    Weight: 7 lbs
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0053
Catalogue raisonné

Three crosses with male figures crucified on each. The figure on the center cross is identified as Jesus Christ. There are figures and soldiers standing on the hillsides by the crosses.