Christ and the Woman of Samaria among Ruins

Fine Arts Old Master Prints
Christ and the Woman of Samaria among Ruins

Item Info

Item No: facp00002
Title: Christ and the Woman of Samaria among Ruins
Media Type: Etchings
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Dutch painter, draftsman, and printmaker.

Signed and dated upper right.

Rembrandt made three paintings and one etching of this subject.  This is his earliest version.  It may have been based upon a painting of the Samaritan Woman by Giorgione that the artist owned with Pieter de la Tombe.


Referenced in:

A. von Bartsch: Catalogue raisonne de toutes les estampes qui forment l'oeuvre de Rembrandt et ceux de ses principaux imitateurs (Vienna, 1797), #71.

Hoekstra, Hidde.  Rembrandt and the Bible: Stories from the Old and New Testament, Illustrated by Rembrandt in Paintings, Etchings and Drawings.  Magna Books, c1990. 759.9 R282HO 

Rembrandt: All the Etchings Reproduced in True Size. (London: Oresko Books Ltd, c.1977).  769.92 R262R


Creation Year: 1634
Image Dimensions Width: 10.5 cm
Creator Name: Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669 - Artist