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

Peter and John healing the cripple at the gate of the Temple

1659
Etching, drypoint and burin, second state of four, 180 x 215 mm
Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Catalogue number: Bartsch 94.

This etching can be considered as a variant of his painting John the Baptist Preaching. The action is the miraculous healing by St Peter, in the company of apostle St John, of a crippled beggar at the gate of the Temple.




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