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Venus lying with Cupid and a Putto: P.2104-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Venus lying with Cupid and a Putto

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 28 mm
Width: 68 mm

Relative size of this object

6.8 m2.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward

Dating

Circa 1520 - 1530

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 horizontal)

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: P.2104-R
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2104-R
Primary reference Number: 29552
Bartsch: 35
Winzinger: 161
New Hollstein (German): 42
Old location number: 37.1.8b
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Venus lying with Cupid and a Putto" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29552 Accessed: 2022-12-09 12:53:15

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