Rembrandt etchings to be exhibited at Snite Museum

Author: Julie Hail Flory


A collection of etchings by Rembrandt will be on exhibit June 20 to July 18 in the O’Shaughnessy Gallery of the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art.p. The exhibit features 70 etchings from the Snite’s permanent collection, donated to the museum in 1991 by Jack and Alfrieda Feddersen of Elkhart, Ind. The etchings of Old and New Testament subjectsspanning the 17th century, from Rembrandts early professional life to the final decades of his careerrepresent the artists distinctive, expressive and experimental style.p. Included in the collection are some of Rembrandts most famous works, such asThe Three Crosses,and lesser-known, but still celebrated, etchings such asThe Virgin and Child with the Cat and the Snake.p. Due to the fragility of the works on paper, the etchings cannot be exposed to light for extended periods and are available for viewing only periodically for brief durations.p. The Snite Museum is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. It is closed on Mondays and holidays. Admission is free.p.

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