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Venus crouching: P.2108-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Venus crouching


Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht
Designer: Raimondi, Marcantonio (After)




History note: ? Liphart sale, Frankfurt, 5-9 December 1876

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1876-12-16)


Circa 1525 CE - 1530 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical)
Plate Height 61 mm Width 40 mm
Sheet Height 65 mm Width 44 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: B33
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: 1876-12-16-174
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: P.2108-R
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2108-R
Primary reference Number: 29574
Bartsch: 33
Winzinger: 166
New Hollstein (German): 40
Old location number: 37.1.7e
Old object number: 1876.12.16-174
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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

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