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Beggar with a crippled hand leaning on a stick: 23.K.5-244

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Current Location: In storage


Beggar with a crippled hand leaning on a stick


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn




Old man wearing ragged and patched cloak and tall, battered hat/headpiece standing in profile towards the right, holding a stick with a crippled hand.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Production date: circa AD 1629



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 91 mm Width 43 mm
Sheet Height 91 mm Width 43 mm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-244
Primary reference Number: 40782
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B166 V/V
Biörklund/Barnard: BB30-15 V/V
Old location number: 38.1.30c
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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