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The Entombment: 23.K.5-145

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The Entombment


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)


History note: Edward Astley (Lugt 2775 recto); Charles Rogers; Nathaniel Smith (Lugt 3017 verso)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD/CE 1654



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of Oriental paper Plate: Height 211 mm Width 161 mm
Sheet: Height 214 mm Width 167 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Surface tone Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 2775

  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-145
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp
  • Text: 145
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 3017

  • Text: EIVW/Roger's/Sale/1799
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: I V.E
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: No [?]67
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: ? F 5
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-145
Primary reference Number: 81231
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 284 II/IV
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B86 II/IV
Biörklund/Barnard: BB54-2 II/IV
Lugt: 932
Lugt: 2775
Lugt: 3017
Old location number: 38.6.25a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 March 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-19 16:37:54

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{{cite web|url=|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-19 16:37:54|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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