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The Goldweigher's field: 23.K.5-319

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The Goldweigher's field


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century
Production date: AD 1651


Only state. Maculature.

School or Style


Materials used in production

White pigment
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlinies horizontal (24mm)) Plate Height 122 mm Width 321 mm
Sheet Height 124 mm Width 325 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Maculature Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rembrandt
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1651
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Strasbourg lily with initials WR

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 319 / 10
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Lugt 932

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 23.K.5-319
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.5-319
Primary reference Number: 81773
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B234 Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB51-A Only state
Lugt: 932
Ash & Fletcher (Rembrandt watermarks): 36.D.b
Old location number: 38.11.12b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 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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