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The Flight into Egypt: Altered from Seghers: 23.K.5-84

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The Flight into Egypt: Altered from Seghers


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)


History note: Martin Folkes (Lugt 1034), not identifiable in 1756 sale.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1653



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (25 mmmm)) Plate Height 210 mm Width 284 mm
Sheet Height 210 mm Width 284 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 1034

  • Text: FM in monogram
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-84
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 84
  • Location: Verso centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: unidentified variant

  • Text: IHS with cross in centre
  • Type: Watermark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-84
Primary reference Number: 80090
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B56 VII/VII
Biörklund/Barnard: BB53-2 VII/VII
Lugt: 932
Lugt: 1034
Old location number: 38.6.34
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 March 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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