A Descriptive Catalogue of the Prints of Rembrandt

J. F. Setchel, 1836 - 266 pagina's

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Pagina 53 - ... and bring him on horseback through the street of the city, and proclaim before him, Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delighteth to honour.
Pagina 51 - For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright ; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.
Pagina 51 - Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it to his brethren: and they hated him yet the more. And he said unto them, "Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed: for, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves came round about, and bowed down to my sheaf.
Pagina 264 - Catalogue raisonné de toutes les pièces qui forment l'œuvre de Rembrandt, composé par feu M. Gersaint, et mis au jour, avec les augmentations nécessaires par les sieurs Helle et Glomy . Paris, Hochereau l'aîné, xxxn-329 p., in-12.
Pagina 101 - ... particularly falling upon the heads of the populace, who are discovered at the bottom of the print, and seen no lower than the breast , one on the right side, and three on the left ; one of whom holds up a child. Above them, two houses are seen in perspective, and on the right, the trees which grow on the rampart. The Stork is considered as an emblem of democracy, and is held in great veneration in Holland. It is also the armorial bearing of the Hague, and may, in the point in question allude...
Pagina 199 - M. Gersaint relates, that in one of his journeys to Holland, he happened to be at Amsterdam when Six's cabinet was selling. It consisted of a large collection of prints, and some paintings by the best masters. He purchased several prints, and among others, three or four portraits of the owner, for as there were twenty-five of them, they sold for no more than from 15 to iSforins each.
Pagina 101 - ... extended two bunches of corn, in the blade, fastened together round the stalks. Two Genii appear in the air with their wings extended, blowing trumpets, which each of them holds in one hand, and with the other takes hold of the corn, near the blade. On the stalks stands a Stork with expanded wings, which fills up the lower part of a luminous glory, from which the rays are diffused over the subject ; particularly falling upon the heads of the populace, who are discovered at the bottom of the print,...
Pagina 66 - THE VIRGIN AND THE INFANT JESUS IN THE CLOUDS. The Virgin is kneeling on her left knee, and holds the infant on her right, supporting him with her arms ; her hands are clasped together. From the head of Jesus proceeds a large glory, and the Virgin's head is thrown back in an attitude of devotion. In front, before her left knee, appears the head of a child, reversed, which had, perhaps, been left on the copper when Rembrandt began this subject.
Pagina 198 - ... him, part of it lying on the window frame, and part on a table, on which lie his sword and belt. His cane stands on the table, leaning against the wall, and over it hangs his hat, with a short sword near the top of the cane. Above the table is an historical picture, with a curtain drawn before part of it. In the left corner, in front, stands a chair with a cushion and three books on it, the uppermost of which is open. On the right side of the window, a curtain is drawn back in a festoon. Beneath...
Pagina 59 - ... kneeling, with the infant Jesus in his arms ; the Virgin is also kneeling before the prophet, and, over her, Joseph is seen standing, holding a pair of doves. A ray of light, proceeding from the left corner, falls on the child. Several men and women stand behind, who appear attentive to the ceremony. In the middle of the piece is Anna, the prophetess, with a crutched stick in her hand ; and the holy dove appears hovering over her head. In front, to the left, are two Jews standing conversing together...

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