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Cottage with a white paling: P.2273-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cottage with a white paling


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1648



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (22.5mm))
Plate Height 130 mm Width 160 mm
Sheet Height 163 mm Width 191 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1648 [faint]
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Foolscap with five-pointed collar

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 232 - 2
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 6190
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: B232 / W229 / M8/./.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2273-R
Primary reference Number: 81768
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B232 III/III
Biörklund/Barnard: BB52-E III/III
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 19.K.a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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