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The Death of the Virgin: AD.20.15-11

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Death of the Virgin

Maker(s)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1639

Note

II/III

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 410 mm Width 314 mm
Sheet Height 448 mm Width 369 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1639.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 11
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.20.15-11
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.20.15-11
Primary reference Number: 81451
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B99 II/III
Biörklund/Barnard: BB39-A III/IV
Lugt: 2475
Old location number: 38.12.9
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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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