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Cottages and farm buildings with artist sketching: AD.12.38-256

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Current Location: In storage


Cottages and farm buildings with artist sketching


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn




History note: Probably pasted into the Library album between 1751-1770

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1643 - 1645


Only state.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (24mm); ropemark across top of sheet)
Plate Height 130 mm Width 208 mm
Sheet Height 137 mm Width 213 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image upper left
  • Type: Fingerprint

Inscription present: Strasbourg Lily

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: No
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 256
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.38-256
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.38-256
Primary reference Number: 81649
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B219 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB45-2 Only state
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 36.A.LC:a
Old location number: 38.10.24
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 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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