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The Entombment: 23.K.5-145

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Current Location: In storage


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 1654



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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
  • Type: Stamp

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-145
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: 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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 March 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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