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The Triumph of the Sea-Gods: AD.5.22-111

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Triumph of the Sea-Gods

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 46 mm
Width: 80 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1520 - 1525

Note

After an Italian niello (Peregrino da Cesena ?)

First state. Printed on felt side of paper.

School or Style

German

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 centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 111
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: 31

  • 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.5.22-111
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-111
Primary reference Number: 29572
Bartsch: 31
Winzinger: 163 I
New Hollstein (German): 44 I
Old location number: 37.1.7c
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 Triumph of the Sea-Gods" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29572 Accessed: 2024-05-18 15:47:40

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