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The Adoration of the Shepherds: 2141

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Imitator of)

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: A. Fitzherber(g?), Lord St Helens (1753-1839), not identifiable in his sale, Christie's, 26 May 1840; Ricketts and Shannon collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 100 mm
Width: 84 mm

Relative size of this object

8.4 m10 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Note

Same hand as the group of imitations in Munich

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Adoration of the Shepherds. Rembrandt.
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Lord St. Helens ? Prout Coll.
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Adoration of the Shepherds / Rembrandt van Rijn / Lord St. Helens Collection
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2141
Primary reference Number: 5036
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 August 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 9 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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