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The Descent from the Cross: P.2270-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Descent from the Cross

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Printmaker: Vliet, Jan van

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Categories

Notes

History note: A. Bourduge [?] (see Lugt 70); Revered John Griffith (Lugt 1464); Ernst Theodor Rodenacker (Lugt 2438)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Production date: AD 1633

Note

II/V. Printed on felt side of paper

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (29mm / 30mm))
Plate Height 530 mm Width 411 mm
Sheet Height 530 mm Width 411 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f. cum pryvlo:.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: .1633.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Strasbourg lily

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: Bourduge [?]/ 1794
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Collector's mark
  • Text: TH.R
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: J.G.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2270-R
Primary reference Number: 81442
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B81 II II/V
Biörklund/Barnard: BB33-C II/V
Lugt: 70
Lugt: 1464
Lugt: 2438
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 36.C.c
Old location number: 38.12.4*
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 September 2021 Last processed: Friday 3 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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