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The Blindness of Tobit: The larger plate: AD.12.39-61

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Blindness of Tobit: The larger plate

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 1651

Note

I/II.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 161 mm Width 130 mm
Sheet Height 164 mm Width 134 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint
Surface tone
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f [d reversed]
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1651
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 61
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-61
  • Location: Verso, below the above
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-61
Primary reference Number: 44063
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B42 I/II
Biƶrklund/Barnard: BB51-D I/II
Lugt: 2475
Old location number: 38.6.12**
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 28 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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