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Christ among sick people and the Pharisees ('The hundred guilder print'). Etching by T. Worlidge, 1758, after Rembrandt, 1649.

  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669.
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1758
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23834i
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The sick people proceed out of the dimness of one side of the print towards the half-light in which Christ stands. On the other side, behind two anxious apostles (Peter is closest to Christ), the Pharisees dispute in a glaring light. A woman stands in front of Christ with her baby; a rich young man next to her has his hand clasped to his face. A camel enters from the dark side, behind a cart carrying a child. K.G. Boon, in 'Rembrandt: the complete etchings' (Thames & Hudson : London, 1963), suggests that the print is known as 'The hundred guilder print' because the subject matter is too huge for a simple title; it combines "in one representation the whole nineteenth chapter of the Gospel of St. Matthew, wherein the essence of Christ's ministry is set forth"

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1758

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1 print : etching, on satin

Lettering

TW 1758

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23834i

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