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Ragged peasant with his hands behind him, holding a stick: 23.K.5-251

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ragged peasant with his hands behind him, holding a stick

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

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Description

A rotund man wearing ragged clothes and a floppy hat with straps stands with his hands behind his back, holding a stick; facing front and looking down, head tilted slightly towards the right.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1630 : Date from Hollstein

Note

IV/VI.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 92 mm Width 68 mm
Sheet Height 92 mm Width 68 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint
Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-251
Primary reference Number: 41471
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B172 IV/VI
Biƶrklund/Barnard: BB30-7 IV/VI
Old location number: 38.2.24e
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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