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Samson and Delilah: AD.5.22-79

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Samson and Delilah

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1520 - 1525

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 ( chainlines horizontal)
Plate Height 44 mm Width 36 mm
Sheet Height 46 mm Width 39 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 79
  • 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.5.22-79
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-79
Primary reference Number: 29167
Bartsch: 3
Winzinger: 145
New Hollstein (German): 3
Old location number: 37.1.2a
Lugt: 2475
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Monday 17 July 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) "Samson and Delilah" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29167 Accessed: 2024-06-24 02:13:24

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29167 |title=Samson and Delilah |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-24 02:13:24|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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