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Old man in meditation, leaning on a book: AD.12.39-230

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Old man in meditation, leaning on a book


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1645



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 133 mm Width 107 mm
Sheet Height 135 mm Width 109 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Surface tone Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-230
Primary reference Number: 42464
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B147 II/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB45-4 II/II
Old location number: 38.3.22a
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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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