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What is this?

At upper left a winged angel stands on a cloud in a glory of light in which many winged cherubim fly about. At lower right, the light is reflected, revealing a group of frightened shepherds and their flock. At left, a river and distant landscape elements are visible in shadows. At right, trees are dramatically illuminated.

This is a print from Netherlands. It is dated 1634. Bequest of George Campbell Cooper.

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Its medium is

engraving on laid paper

Its dimensions are

26.3 x 22 cm (10 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Rembrandt f. 1634

This object was created by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis and bequest of George Campbell Cooper

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