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Lieven Willemsz Van Coppenol, Writing-Master: the larger plate: AD.20.15-12

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Current Location: In storage


Lieven Willemsz Van Coppenol, Writing-Master: the larger plate


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1658


I/VI. Printed on Japanese paper. Background rubbed over with black chalk.

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper ( Laid down onto mount)
Plate Height 338 mm Width 289 mm
Sheet Height 373 mm Width 298 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching : Background rubbed with black chalk with a texture that looks as though it was rubbed over a textile

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Coppenol
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.20.15-12
Primary reference Number: 46750
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B283 I/VI
Biƶrklund/Barnard: BB58-F I/VI
Old location number: 38.12.1
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 February 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 20 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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