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The Bathers: AD.12.40-29

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Bathers


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1651

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Oriental paper ( thin paper, possibly Chinese.)
Plate Height 109 mm Width 137 mm
Sheet Height 109 mm Width 142 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: The '5' is corrected in drypoint from a '3'

  • Text: 1651
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 29
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.40-29
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.40-29
Primary reference Number: 81473
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 258 I/III
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B195 I/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB51-B I/II
Lugt: 2475
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 August 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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