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Nude man seated before a curtain: AD.12.40-33

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Current Location: In storage


Nude man seated before a curtain


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1646


Counterproof. Printed on felt side of paper.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (24mm))
Plate Height 164 mm Width 97 mm
Sheet Height 172 mm Width 102 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1646 [reversed]
  • Location: Image lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Top of crown visible at edge

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 33 / 7
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.40-33
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.40-33
Primary reference Number: 81360
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 232 only state
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B193 I/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB46-B I/II
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 29.A.b
Old location number: 38.8.24b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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