REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn
(b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam)

David in prayer

1652
Etching and drypoint second state of three. 143 x 93 mm
Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Catalogue number: Bartsch 41.

This is Rembrandt's only etching of King David. David has laid down his harp, and prays, his head and hands in defeaturing shadow, kneeling at his bed.