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The Three Crosses: 23.K.5-133

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Object information

Titles

The Three Crosses

Maker(s)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 378 mm
Width: 447 mm

Relative size of this object

44.7 m37.8 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1653

Note

III/V. Printed on vellum.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drypoint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt. f.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: 1653
  • Location: Image lower centre, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Date
  • Text: L115 B
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-133
Primary reference Number: 81393
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B78 III/V
Biörklund/Barnard: BB53-A III/V
Old location number: 38.12.12
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 10 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/81393 Accessed: 2021-12-04 13:25:56

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/81393|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-04 13:25:56|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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