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Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate: AD.12.39-44

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Current Location: In storage


Christ at Emmaus: the larger plate


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1654


First state, almost completely in etching. Offset of Bartsch 75 on verso. Printed on Oriental paper.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Oriental paper
Plate Height 205 mm Width 160 mm
Sheet Height 205 mm Width 162 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching : Touched with wash on Christ's face
Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1654
  • Location: Image lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-44
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-44
Primary reference Number: 81298
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 283 I/V
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B87 I/III
Biörklund/Barnard: BB54-H I/III
Lugt: 2475
Old location number: 38.6.35
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 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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