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Judith with the head of Holofernes: AD.5.22-101

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Judith with the head of Holofernes

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: J. B. von Ehrenreich (1733-1806) (Lugt 2954);

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library

Dating

Circa 1520 - 1530

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 64 mm Width 39 mm
Sheet Height 66 mm Width 41 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 101
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: collector's initials in looped design
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Collector's mark
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-101
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-101
Primary reference Number: 29158
Bartsch: 1
Winzinger: 158
New Hollstein (German): 1
Old location number: 37.1.1c
Lugt: 2475
Lugt: 2594
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 23 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Judith with the head of Holofernes" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29158 Accessed: 2023-02-05 15:45:33

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