In connection with the new long-term exhibition, In Word and Deed: Five Centuries of Religious Art, the MOA will showcase original works on paper in the Print Study Room on select dates for open viewing and study. A series of prints by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) will be on view October 19 – October 23 from 10 AM to 4 PM each day.
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One of the great religious artists in western history, Rembrandt was also a master of the etching medium and used the distinct techniques of the print medium to bring new relevance and accessibility to revered sacred themes as well as the images of daily life.
Image Credit: Rembrandt (1606-1669), The Raising of Lazarus – The Large Plate, c. 1632, Etching and burin, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift from the Julie M. Malouf Estate, Dallas, Texas.