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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Print, "The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds", 1634

type: Print

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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.

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Artist
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Department

Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design

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