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Pyramus and Thisbe: AD.5.22-87

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Pyramus and Thisbe

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 62 mm
Width: 42 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1515 - 1518

Note

Printed on ?mould 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

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 87
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 44
  • 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.5.22-87
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-87
Primary reference Number: 29551
Bartsch: 44
Winzinger: 132
New Hollstein (German): 51
Old location number: 37.1.8e
Lugt: 2954
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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