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Jan Uytenbogaert, 'The Goldweigher', by Rembrandt

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An image of Jan Uytenbogaert, 'The Goldweigher'. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching, drypoint, wiped, surface tone, black carbon ink, on laid paper, height, plate, 251 mm, width, plate, 204 mm; height, sheet, 253 mm, width, sheet, 208 mm, 1639. Production Note: 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. Notes(s): The sitter was Receiver-General, and assisted Rembrandt in gaining payment for paintings he executed for Frederick Henry. He was a cousin of the preacher of the same name, also portrayed by the artist - see AD.12.39-184 and 23.K.5-367. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B281 II/II; 1969. Biörklund/Barnard; BB39-D II/II; 1955. Lugt; 219. Lugt; 932. Lugt; 1419.

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Jan Uytenbogaert, 'The Goldweigher'. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching, drypoint, wiped, surface tone, black carbon ink, on laid paper, height, plate, 251 mm, width, plate, 204 mm; height, sheet, 253 mm, width, sheet, 208 mm, 1639. Production Note: 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. Notes(s): The sitter was Receiver-General, and assisted Rembrandt in gaining payment for paintings he executed for Frederick Henry. He was a cousin of the preacher of the same name, also portrayed by the artist - see AD.12.39-184 and 23.K.5-367. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B281 II/II; 1969. Biörklund/Barnard; BB39-D II/II; 1955. Lugt; 219. Lugt; 932. Lugt; 1419.

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  • Accession Number: 23.K.5-371
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 846 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 947.62kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2018:02:12 11:34:25

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