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Martin Luther and Albrecht Dürer: P.3903-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Martin Luther and Albrecht Dürer

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Hall, Charles
Maker: Gebel, Matthes (After)

Entities

Categories

Description

Portraits of the two men in roundels with titles in open letters above: Luther, bust three-quarters to the right; Durer bust in profile to left. Lettering below: "In the possession of James West Esq. President of the Royal Society."

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

Dating

Circa 1701 - Circa 1800

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Image Height 101 mm Width 209 mm
Sheet Height 120 mm Width 210 mm

Techniques used in production

Line engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ipse Fecit in Ære Albertus.
  • Location: Above image
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: MARTIN LUTHER.
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: ALBEREHHT DURER.
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: C. Hall Sculp.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: In the Possession of James West Esq. President of the Royal Society.
  • Location: Below image
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3903-R
Primary reference Number: 107868
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 28 January 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Martin Luther and Albrecht Dürer" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/107868 Accessed: 2024-07-25 12:27:35

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