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The Windmill: AD.12.39-385

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Windmill

Maker(s)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1641

Note

Only state.

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 145 mm Width 208 mm
Sheet Height 148 mm Width 211 mm

Techniques used in production

Sulphur tint Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt f
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1641
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Strasbourg lily with initials LC

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 385
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: &
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-385
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-385
Primary reference Number: 81769
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B233 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB41-C Only state
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 36.A.LC:a
Old location number: 38.10.5
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Audit data

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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