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The Flight into Egypt: Altered from Seghers: AD.12.39-179

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Current Location: In storage


The Flight into Egypt: Altered from Seghers


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1653



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (28 mmmm))
Plate Height 212 mm Width 283 mm
Sheet Height 227 mm Width 292 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-179
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 179/6
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Strasbourg Lily

  • Type: Watermark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-179
Primary reference Number: 80088
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B56 IV/VII
Biörklund/Barnard: BB53-2 IV/VII
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 36.C.a
Old location number: 38.6.32
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 March 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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