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"The Beautiful Virgin of Regensburg" seated in a landscape: AD.5.22-84

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"The Beautiful Virgin of Regensburg" seated in a landscape

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Collector's mark of J. B. von Ehrenreich (Lugt 2954);

Measurements and weight

Height: 55 mm
Width: 33 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1519 - 1520

Note

Printed on felt side of paper.

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 vertical)

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 84
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 12
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Collector's initials in looped design
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-84
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-84
Primary reference Number: 29168
Bartsch: 12
Winzinger: 140
New Hollstein (German): 13
Old location number: 37.1.2b
Lugt: 2954
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

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