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Jan Uytenbogaert, 'The Goldweigher': 23.K.5-371

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Current Location: In storage


Jan Uytenbogaert, 'The Goldweigher'


Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn




History note: John Barnard (Lugt 219) (also see Lugt 1419), sold 1798, 16 April and 25 following days, at Thomas Philipe, London. This impression was apparently sold on the twenty-first sale day, lot no. 340.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1639


II/II. The face and hands were wiped clean before printing to suggest that this is an impression from the first state. Offset from same plate on verso.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 251 mm Width 204 mm
Sheet Height 253 mm Width 208 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone
Offset (printing effect)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1639
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: J. Barnard
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 371
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Stamp

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-371
  • Location: Verso, following the above
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-371
Primary reference Number: 82148
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B281 II/II
Biörklund/Barnard: BB39-D II/II
Lugt: 219
Lugt: 932
Lugt: 1419
Old location number: 38.3.9a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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