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The Beheading of John the Baptist, by Rembrandt

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An image of The Beheading of John the Baptist. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching; drypoint, black carbon ink on laid paper. Plate height: 127 mm, plate width 103 mm; sheet height 127 mm, sheet width 103 mm, 1640. Production Notes: I/II. Related Object: AD.12.39-104 - The Beheading of John the Baptist, 23.K.5-155 - The Beheading of John the Baptist.

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The Beheading of John the Baptist. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching; drypoint, black carbon ink on laid paper. Plate height: 127 mm, plate width 103 mm; sheet height 127 mm, sheet width 103 mm, 1640. Production Notes: I/II. Related Object: AD.12.39-104 - The Beheading of John the Baptist, 23.K.5-155 - The Beheading of John the Baptist.

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  • Accession Number: 23.K.5-156
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 831 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 0.98MB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2018:01:08 11:32:30

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