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Title:

Abraham Francen, apothecary

Maker:

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn; printmaker; Dutch artist, 1606-1669

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

circa 1657

School/Style:

Dutch

Production
Note:

IV/X. Printed on Japanese paper.

Technique(s):

etching
drypoint
engraving
surface tone

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
Japanese paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 158, mm
width, plate, 205, mm
height, sheet, 178, mm
width, sheet, 224, mm

Acquisition:

transferred; 1876; Cambridge University Library

Notes(s):

The sitter was an apothecary and collector of art, and one of Rembrandt's closest friends.

Alternative
Number(s):

Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish); B273 IV/X; 1969
Biƶrklund/Barnard; BB57-2 IV/X; 1955

Related Object(s):

AD.12.38-1; Abraham Francen, apothecary
23.K.5-357; Abraham Francen, apothecary
23.K.5-356; Abraham Francen, apothecary
23.K.5-358; Abraham Francen, apothecary

Accession:

Object Number: AD.12.39-186
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 43864; input: 2002-03-21; modified: 2011-11-15)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/43864