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Recumbent Lion

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  • thomas asked

    When was it made?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Thomas, this work was made ca. 1650-1652, as you can also see on the object page on Collection Boijmans Online:


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Title Recumbent Lion
Material and technique Pen and brown ink, brown wash, corrected with white, indented
Object type
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 140 mm
Width 203 mm
Artists Tekenaar: Rembrandt van Rijn
Accession number R 12 (PK)
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1940
Age artist Between 39 and 51 years old
Collector Collector / Franz Koenigs
Exhibitions Van Pisanello tot Cézanne (1992)
Rembrandt in Rotterdam (2005)
Indenting > Indented > Drawing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Indenting > Indented > Drawing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Brown wash > Washing > Wash > Drawing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Rembrandt van Rijn

Leiden 1606 - Amsterdam 1669

Rembrandt van Rijn was born in Leiden. After his apprenticeship, during which he studied with various painters including Pieter Lastman in Amsterdam, he started...

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