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The Death of the Virgin: P.448-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Death of the Virgin


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-11) by Brangwyn, Frank


Production date: AD 1639


III/III. Late seventeenth-century or eighteenth-century impression.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 402 mm Width 316 mm
Sheet Height 406 mm Width 319 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1639.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Strasbourg bend and lily
  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: Daulby catalogue / No.97 death of the Virgin / from Lufetons [?] collection Lot 220
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.448-1943
Primary reference Number: 46760
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B99 III/III
Biörklund/Barnard: BB39-A IV/IV
Old location number: 38.12.10**
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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