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Bust of an old man with a fur cap and flowing beard, by Rembrandt

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An image of Bust of an old man with a fur cap and flowing beard, nearly full face, eyes direct. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching, black carbon ink on laid paper, height, plate, 63 mm, width, plate, 54 mm; height, sheet, 74 mm, width, sheet, 65 mm, circa 1631. Production Note: II/II. Notes: This impression was printed from the plate when very worn - it is listed in Hollstein as state I, but is clearly from state II. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B312 II/II; 1969. Biörklund/Barnard; BB31-7 II/II; 1955.

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Bust of an old man with a fur cap and flowing beard, nearly full face, eyes direct. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669). Etching, black carbon ink on laid paper, height, plate, 63 mm, width, plate, 54 mm; height, sheet, 74 mm, width, sheet, 65 mm, circa 1631. Production Note: II/II. Notes: This impression was printed from the plate when very worn - it is listed in Hollstein as state I, but is clearly from state II. Alternative Number(s): Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B312 II/II; 1969. Biörklund/Barnard; BB31-7 II/II; 1955.

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  • Accession Number: AD.12.40-91
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 918 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 848.39kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2018:02:12 10:33:27

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17th Century aged bearded beards busts caps Dutch elderly etching Fitz_PDP fur caps fur hat hats male man old old age old man portraits print Rembrandt Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

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