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Jan Antonides van der Linden, physician, by Rembrandt, after Abraham Lambertsz. van den Tempel

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An image of Jan Antonides van der Linden, physician. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). After Tempel, Abraham Lambertsz. van den (Dutch, 1622/3-1672). Etching, drypoint, engraving, surface tone, black carbon ink on laid paper, height, plate, 174 mm, width, plate, 105 mm; height, sheet, 179 mm, width, sheet, 114 mm, 1665. Production Note: I/V. Note: The sitter was a professor of medicine in Leiden from 1651, and Rembrandt was commissioned to make a posthumous portrait as a frontispiece to Linden's edition of Hippocrates. The print was based on a painted portrait of 1660 by van den Tempel (now in the Mauritshuis), but as the contract specified that the print should be engraved rather than etched, this print was not used for the book. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B264 I/V; 1969. Biörklund/Barnard; BB65-1 I/VI; 1955.

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Jan Antonides van der Linden, physician. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). After Tempel, Abraham Lambertsz. van den (Dutch, 1622/3-1672). Etching, drypoint, engraving, surface tone, black carbon ink on laid paper, height, plate, 174 mm, width, plate, 105 mm; height, sheet, 179 mm, width, sheet, 114 mm, 1665. Production Note: I/V. Note: The sitter was a professor of medicine in Leiden from 1651, and Rembrandt was commissioned to make a posthumous portrait as a frontispiece to Linden's edition of Hippocrates. The print was based on a painted portrait of 1660 by van den Tempel (now in the Mauritshuis), but as the contract specified that the print should be engraved rather than etched, this print was not used for the book. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B264 I/V; 1969. Biörklund/Barnard; BB65-1 I/VI; 1955.

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  • Accession Number: AD.12.39-238
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 671 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 669.58kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2018:02:05 11:47:09

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