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The Angel appearing to the Shepherds: 23.K.5-61

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Angel appearing to the Shepherds

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: AD 1634

Note

III/III.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 262 mm Width 218 mm
Sheet Height 262 mm Width 222 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint
Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1634
  • Location: Image lower right, after signature
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Text: FITZWILLIAM COLLECTION
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-61
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 61
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-61
Primary reference Number: 79884
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B44 III/III
Biörklund/Barnard: BB34-I III/III
Lugt: 932
Old location number: 38.5.3
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 25 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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