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Portrait of a man in military costume: 152

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Object information


Portrait of a man in military costume


Studio of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Painter)


History note: Count de Fraula, sold Brussels, de Vos, 21 July 1738 (309); Earl of Bessborough, sold Christie's, 5 February 1801 (84), bt. Walton

Measurements and weight

Height: 128 cm
Width: 103.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: CE 1650

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of panel (wood) ( copomo and marmeloro)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: 1650
  • Location: Lower left
  • Date

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 152
Primary reference Number: 1799
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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