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View of Amsterdam: AD.12.39-382

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View of Amsterdam


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Circa 1640 CE - Circa 1641 CE


Only state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( thick; chainlines horizontal (approx 23mm)) Plate Height 112 mm Width 153 mm
Sheet Height 119 mm Width 162 mm

Techniques used in production

Sulphur tint Etching

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Foolscap with five-pointed collar

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 382
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.39-382
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.39-382
Primary reference Number: 81505
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 203
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B210 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB40-4 Only state
Lugt: 2475
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 19.K.a
Old location number: 38.10.2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "View of Amsterdam" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-06-27 22:41:28

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