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The Small Lion Hunt (with one lion): AD.12.39-73

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The Small Lion Hunt (with one lion)


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library


Production date: circa AD/CE 1629


Only State.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Plate: Height 157 mm Width 117 mm
Sheet: Height 162.5 mm Width 122 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 73 [cut]
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-73
Primary reference Number: 46651
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B116 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB29-3 Only state
Old location number: 38.8.15b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 28 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-17 16:14:24

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