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Old man with a divided fur cap: P.2261-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Old man with a divided fur cap


Printmaker: Baillie, William (Attributed)
Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Reworked after)




History note: Acquired from Fritz Reiss, 42 Pont Street, London, SW.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914-12) by Charrington, John


1640 CE - Circa 1790 CE


An impression from Rembrandt's plate, reworked in mezzotint.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 150 mm Width 138 mm
Sheet Height 176 mm Width 166 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1640
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2261-R
Primary reference Number: 42740
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B265 (Reworked)
Biƶrklund/Barnard: BB40-A (Reworked)
Charrington (Rembrandt): 8
Old location number: 38.3.14**
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 25 January 2021 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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