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David and Goliath: AD.12.40-7

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David and Goliath
[Four Illustrations to a Spanish book]


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1655


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

School or Style


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

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.40-7
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-21 01:16:15

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