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Landscape with trees, farm buildings and a tower: AD.12.39-250

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape with trees, farm buildings and a tower


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Measurements and weight

Height: 123 mm
Width: 323 mm

Relative size of this object

32.3 m12.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1651


IV/IV. Counterproof. Counterproof printed on mould side of paper.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (22mm))

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 250
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Foolscap with five-pointed collar

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 250
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-250
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-250
Primary reference Number: 81742
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B223 IV/IV (counterproof)
Biörklund/Barnard: BB50-4 IV/IV
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 19.C.a
Old location number: 38.10.29b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 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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