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The Return of the Prodigal Son: AD.12.39-56

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Entities

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1636

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 157 mm Width 137 mm
Sheet Height 166 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1636
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-56
Primary reference Number: 43889
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B91 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB36-D Only state
Old location number: 38.5.13
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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