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

Joseph Telling his Dreams to his Parents and Brothers

c. 1633
Oil on paper on cardboard, 51 x 39 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Catalogue number: Bredius 504.

This grisaille oil sketch and several others with approximately the same dimensions are modelli for a series of large prints relating to the Passion of Christ that Rembrandt wanted a professional printmaker to execute. The majority of them were never actually executed.

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