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Faust: 23.K.5-355

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Titles

Faust
A Scholar in his study

Maker(s)

Bickham, George II (Printmaker)
After Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: possibly AD 1757

Note

Copy.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 212 mm Width 164 mm
Sheet Height 217 mm Width 170 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Text: INRI / + ADAM + TE + DAGIRAM / + AMRTET + ALGAR + ALGASTNA ++
  • Location: Image right centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Bickham fec
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1757
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 355
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Text: FITZWILLIAM COLLECTION
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-355
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-355
Primary reference Number: 86596
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B270 Copy 1
Biörklund/Barnard: BB52-4 Copy 1
Lugt: 932
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 January 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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