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Abraham entertaining the Angels: AD.12.39-71

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Abraham entertaining the Angels


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Production date: AD 1656


Only state.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 159 mm Width 132 mm
Sheet Height 161 mm Width 135 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Surface tone Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1656
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-71
Primary reference Number: 44088
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B29 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB56-B Only state
Old location number: 38.7.20
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 1 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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