Adoration of the Shepherds, Rembrandt etching

The Adoration of the Shepherds, with the lamp, Rembrandt van Rijn, etching
The Adoration of the Shepherds, with the lamp, Rembrandt van Rijn, etching (details)

The Adoration of the Shepherds, with the lamp, Rembrandt van Rijn; etching, roughly 6 x 7″ (14 x 17 cm); in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The museum’s page indicates this is the first of three states. I looked around a bit but I can’s find a later state, though several major museums have prints of the first state.

It’s interesting, however, to compare this to another etching by Rembrandt of the same biblical event, but handled quite differently.

 
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