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Self-portrait in a velvet cap with plume: P.2256-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Self-portrait in a velvet cap with plume

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (Lugt 58), sold to the dealer Woodburn in 1846; one of seventeen prints bought by Robert Stayner Holford (Lugt 2243) from Woodburn, sold 11-14 July 1893 at Christie's, London.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Production date: AD 1638

Note

Only state.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 134 mm Width 104 mm
Sheet Height 137 mm Width 106 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1638
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: No. 25
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: n. 83
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 88
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 58

  • Text: 'A' surmounted by a baronet's crown within a circle
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Inscription present: Lugt 2243

  • Text: 'R' / 'S' / 'H' within a triangle
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2256-R
Primary reference Number: 41605
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B20 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB38-B III/III
Lugt: 58
Lugt: 2243
Old location number: 38.3.6*
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 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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