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The image seen by Nebuchadnezzar: AD.12.39-121

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The image seen by Nebuchadnezzar
[Four Illustrations to a Spanish book]


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1655


V/V. Printed on felt side of paper. 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 laid paper ( chainlines vertical (23/24mm))
Plate Height 111 mm Width 69 mm
Sheet Height 118 mm Width 73 mm

Techniques used in production


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: 121
  • Location: Verso centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-121
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-121
Primary reference Number: 48130
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 288a V/V
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B36 A V/V
Biörklund/Barnard: BB55-C A V/V
Old location number: 38.7.19b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 4 July 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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