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The Three Crosses: AD.20.15-9

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Object information

Titles

The Three Crosses

Maker(s)

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1653

Note

IV/V. Printed on mould side of paper.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical (25mm)) Plate: Height 386 mm Width 448 mm
Sheet: Height 397 mm Width 463 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Surface tone Engraving

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

Inscription present: Strasbourg Lily with countermark IHS

  • Watermark
  • Text: 9
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp
  • Text: AD.20.15-9
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.20.15-9
Primary reference Number: 81395
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B78 IV/V
Biörklund/Barnard: BB53-A IV/V
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 36.I.a
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 25.A.d
Old location number: 38.12.14
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 September 2021 Last processed: Friday 3 September 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/81395 Accessed: 2021-10-19 08:05:14

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