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Student at a table by candlelight: 23.K.5-186

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Student at a table by candlelight


Unknown (Printmaker)
After Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1642 - 1654


Copy after Rembrandt by an unknown printmaker, as used in J. P. Schabaelje's 'Emblemata Sacra', of 1654.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 144 mm Width 128 mm
Sheet Height 144 mm Width 128 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-186
Primary reference Number: 82531
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B148 Copy 1
Biörklund/Barnard: BB42-6 Copy 1
Old location number: 38.8.18c
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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