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Farmhouse beneath trees, with a footbridge: 3106

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Current Location: In storage


Farmhouse beneath trees, with a footbridge


Draughtsman: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Measurements and weight

Height: 157 mm
Width: 181 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Anonymous


Circa 1650 - Not after 1652


Wash and heightening probably added by another hand. Used in reverse for the etching 'A clump of trees with a vista' [Hollstein 222]

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brownish, somewhat cut down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Reed pen and brown ink, grey wash, some white highlighting on brownish paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt
  • Location: Lower left

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3106
Primary reference Number: 5029
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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