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The Great Triumphal Chariot of Maximilian: P.3777-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Great Triumphal Chariot of Maximilian


Printmaker: Unknown
Printmaker: Ulrich, Heinrich (Attributed)
Printmaker: Binck, Jacob (Attributed)
Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht (After)




Copy of a woodcut of 1522, showing the Great Triumphal Car; in a chariot Emperor Maximilian, wearing the imperial robes and the crown of the Holy Roman Empire, accompanied by numerous allegorical figures.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


1600 - 1700


Printed from three plates. According to Schoch and the llustrated Bartsch, this print was included in Anon (publ. Hans Imhoff), Theatrum Virtutis & Honoris oder Tugend Büchlein: Auß etlichen fürtrefflichen Griechischen und Lateinischen Scribenten ins Teutsch gebracht / Durch Herrn Wilibald Pirckheymern [...] Nürnberg: Paul Kauffmann, 1606

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 198 mm Width 1000 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: various identifying names of different elements of the scene, in latin.

  • Location: Across image
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3777-R
Primary reference Number: 107790
Bartsch: 139 (copy)
Illustrated Bartsch: 139 (154)
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .339
Meder: 252
Hollstein (German): 252
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 239
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 February 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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