REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn
(b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam)
Abraham entertaining the Lord and two angels1656
Etching and drypoint, only state, 159 x 131 mm
Teylers Museum, Haarlem
Catalogue number: Bartsch 29.
Rembrandt had a fascination for miniature paintings from the Mughal court of India. He drew a series of some twenty-five copies of Mughal miniatures that he may have owned. The present etching is based on one of the drawings.