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Portrait of a Man: P.3069-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of a Man


Printmaker: Schumacher, Bernard
Painter: Memling, Hans (Possibly after)
Publisher: Obach & Co.



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: AD 1899-01


Artist's Proof on vellum, edition of 75.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Plate Height 247 mm Width 164 mm
Sheet Height 322 mm Width 240 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: London. Published Jany 2. 1899 by Obach & Co., 20, Cockspur Street. S.W. - Printed by A. Salmon & Ardail, Porcabeuf luccn, Paris
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: .1462.
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Bernard Schumacher
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Lugt 2051

  • Text: EB, in an oval, with the legend PRINTSELLERS - ASSOCIATION around the outer band
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3069-R
Primary reference Number: 86328
Lugt: 2051
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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