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Wood and paling, two heads and a horse: AD.12.38-186

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Wood and paling, two heads and a horse


Attributed Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Printmaker)


History note: Probably pasted into the Library album between 1751-70

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1650 - 1652


Only state.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Oriental paper ( Japanese paper [?]; thick paper with smooth texture) Plate Height 108 mm Width 137 mm
Sheet Height 108 mm Width 137 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 331
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 186
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 268
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Lugt 2475

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.12.38-186
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.12.38-186
Primary reference Number: 81785
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): B364 (Attributed) Only state
Biörklund/Barnard: BB52-5
Lugt: 2475
Old location number: 38.4.8
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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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