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Pomegranate with tendril: AD.5.22-73

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Pomegranate with tendril

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 31 mm
Width: 37 mm

Relative size of this object

3.7 m3.1 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1515 : Date according to Winzinger

School or Style

German

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 lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 73
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: N.76
  • 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.5.22-73
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-73
Primary reference Number: 29831
Winzinger: 151
Passavant: 108
New Hollstein (German): 97
Old location number: 37.1.14d
Lugt: 2475
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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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Pomegranate with tendril" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29831 Accessed: 2022-09-28 13:11:38

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29831 |title=Pomegranate with tendril |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-09-28 13:11:38|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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