Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)
Christ Crucified Between Two Thieves (The Three Crosses), 1653–1655
Drypoint with burin on cream laid paper
Jansma Collection, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 2007.11
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)
The Man of Sorrows Standing by the Column, from The Engraved Passion, 1509
Engraving on paper
Jansma Collection, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 2007.16a
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, 1727–1804)
Joseph and Mary Seeking Shelter, plate 5 from The Flight into Egypt, 1750–1753
Etching on paper
Jansma Collection, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 2012.24
Dürer, Rembrandt, Tiepolo
The Jansma Master Prints Collection from the Grand Rapids Art Museum
October 17, 2014–January 18, 2015
Spanning five centuries, Dürer, Rembrandt, Tiepolo: The Jansma Master Prints Collection from the Grand Rapids Art Museum features prints created by some of the most gifted artists of all time. Albrecht Dürer’s Engraved Passion, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo’s Flight into Egypt, and Max Pechstein’s Lord’s Prayer are featured alongside Old and New Testament themes by Rembrandt and a powerful Dead Christ with Angels by Manet.
This singular collection highlights the enduring influence the Bible has had on centuries’ worth of artists skilled in diverse media and varied techniques.
Major support for MOBIA's exhibitions and programs is provided by American Bible Society and by Howard and Roberta Ahmanson. Support for operations is provided, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.