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The Large Lion Hunt: AD.12.39-14

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The Large Lion Hunt


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1641



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Plate: Height 225 mm Width 300 mm
Sheet: Height 227 mm Width 302 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Surface tone Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: 1641
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Date
  • Text: 14
  • Location: Upper left-hand edge
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-14
Primary reference Number: 46647
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B114 I/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB41-D I/II
Old location number: 38.8.13
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-20 11:13:12

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