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Faust: 23.K.5-350

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Scholar in his study


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

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1652


With reworking with mezzotint rocker by an unknown printmaker.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 208 mm Width 161 mm
Sheet Height 208 mm Width 161 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscribed with in a circle and in two concentric rings around it

  • Location: Image right centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-350
Primary reference Number: 82555
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 270 V/VII
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B270 III/III
Biörklund/Barnard: BB52-4 III/III
Old location number: 38.9.8
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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