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Landscape with a cow, by Rembrandt

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An image of Landscape with a cow. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching, drypoint, black carbon ink on laid paper, chainlines vertical (approx. 30 mm), height, plate, 105 mm, width, plate, 130 mm; height, sheet, 105 mm, width, sheet, 130 mm, circa 1650. Late impression. Paper bears a watermark for 1742. Production Note: II/II. Printed from the reworked plate. Notes(s): The watermark on this impression can be related to eighteenth century French paper makers in the Auvergne, and it is similar, but not identical to two watermarks illustrated by Ash & Fletcher (39.F.a) and Heawood (3407). The watermark shown by Heawood includes a bunch of grapes and the word 'FIN' is placed above the maker's name and place of manufacture and date; in Ash & Fletcher, the watermark includes 'FIN' at the end of the name. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B237 II/II (reworked plate). Biörklund/Barnard; BB50-1 II/II (reworked plate). Lugt; 932. Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 39.F.a. Heawood; 3407.

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Landscape with a cow. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching, drypoint, black carbon ink on laid paper, chainlines vertical (approx. 30 mm), height, plate, 105 mm, width, plate, 130 mm; height, sheet, 105 mm, width, sheet, 130 mm, circa 1650. Late impression. Paper bears a watermark for 1742. Production Note: II/II. Printed from the reworked plate. Notes(s): The watermark on this impression can be related to eighteenth century French paper makers in the Auvergne, and it is similar, but not identical to two watermarks illustrated by Ash & Fletcher (39.F.a) and Heawood (3407). The watermark shown by Heawood includes a bunch of grapes and the word 'FIN' is placed above the maker's name and place of manufacture and date; in Ash & Fletcher, the watermark includes 'FIN' at the end of the name. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B237 II/II (reworked plate). Biörklund/Barnard; BB50-1 II/II (reworked plate). Lugt; 932. Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks); 39.F.a. Heawood; 3407.

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  • Accession Number: 23.K.5-324
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 827 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 758.96kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2018:01:29 11:23:37

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17th Century agricultural agriculture animal animals building buildings cattle cows drypoint Dutch etching exterior farm houses farmhouses farming farmland farms Fitz_PDP Holland landscape livestock Netherlands print Rembrandt Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn rural rustic

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