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The Omval: 23.K.5-287

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Omval

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Nathaniel Smith (Lugt 2296) sold 1804, (unidentified lot)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: AD 1645

Note

II/II.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (24mm))
Plate Height 184 mm Width 225 mm
Sheet Height 185 mm Width 226 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint
Sulphur tint
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1645
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 2241
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: Lugt 2296

  • Text: WIAV / N Smith
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 287
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: written by Nathaniel smith

  • Text: a View of Omval near Amsterdam
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: Lugt 1988

  • Text: No 201 NS [initials of Nathaniel Smith]
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: £1-11-6
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Text: FITZWILLIAM COLLECTION
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-287
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-287
Primary reference Number: 81614
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B209 II/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB45-B Only state
Lugt: 932
Lugt: 1988
Lugt: 2296
Old location number: 38.10.18a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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