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Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher: AD.12.39-194

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Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library


Production date: AD/CE 1633


Impression with contemporary MS inscription

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Plate: Height 167 mm Width 141 mm
Sheet: Height 237 mm Width 166 mm

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: 1633
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Date
  • Text: Johannes Sylvius, Amstelod: functus SS. Minist: Aus xlv
  • Location: Right-hand edge of sheet
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Inscription
  • Text: Dit's Vrienden Jani beeld, dit's Sylvi ... W.D.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-194
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-194
Primary reference Number: 41501
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B266 I/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB33-H I/II
Lugt: 2475
Old location number: 38.2.18a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 28 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-20 11:17:06

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