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Portrait of a Man: P.3069-R

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Portrait of a Man


Schumacher, Bernard (Printmaker)
Possibly after Memling, Hans (Painter)
Obach & Co. (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: AD 1899-01


Artist's Proof on vellum, edition of 75.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) Plate Height 247 mm Width 164 mm
Sheet Height 322 mm Width 240 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: London. Published Jany 2. 1899 by Obach & Co., 20, Cockspur Street. S.W. - Printed by A. Salmon & Ardail, Porcabeuf luccn, Paris
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: .1462.
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Bernard Schumacher
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Lugt 2051

  • Text: EB, in an oval, with the legend PRINTSELLERS - ASSOCIATION around the outer band
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3069-R
Primary reference Number: 86328
Lugt: 2051
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 June 2021 Last processed: Thursday 1 July 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) "Portrait of a Man" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-05-20 11:19:48

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