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The Virgin and Child with St Anne at the cradle: AD.5.22-116

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Virgin and Child with St Anne at the cradle

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 64 mm
Width: 57 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1515 CE - 1520 CE

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

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 116
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 14
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-116
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-116
Primary reference Number: 29162
Bartsch: 14
Winzinger: 128
New Hollstein (German): 15
Old location number: 37.1.1e
Lugt: 2475
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Virgin and Child with St Anne at the cradle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29162 Accessed: 2024-05-28 00:01:21

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29162 |title=The Virgin and Child with St Anne at the cradle |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-28 00:01:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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