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David and Goliath: AD.12.40-7

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Titles

David and Goliath
[Four Illustrations to a Spanish book]

Maker(s)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1655

Note

III/V. From the divided plate of Four Illustrations to a Spanish book.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 116 mm Width 74 mm
Sheet Height 125 mm Width 84 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f.
  • Location: Plate left beneath borderline
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1655.
  • Location: Plate left beneath borderline, after signature
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 7/6
  • Location: Verso centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.40-7
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.40-7
Primary reference Number: 48113
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B36 C III/V
Biörklund/Barnard: BB55-C C III/IV
Old location number: 38.7.19e
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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