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Sheet of studies: Head of the artist, a beggar couple, heads of an old man and old woman, etc.: AD.12.39-349

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sheet of studies: Head of the artist, a beggar couple, heads of an old man and old woman, etc.

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

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Description

Fragment, showing the beggar, inverted, to the left of the artist's head

Measurements and weight

Height: 40 mm
Width: 24 mm

Relative size of this object

2.4 m4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1632

Note

II/II.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 349
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-349
  • Location: Verso, below the above
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-349
Primary reference Number: 41609
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B363 II/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB32-1 II/II
Lugt: 2475
Old location number: 38.3.8**
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 1 February 2021 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sheet of studies: Head of the artist, a beggar couple, heads of an old man and old woman, etc." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/41609 Accessed: 2022-12-10 07:47:12

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