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Ornamental design with an angel's head at the top: AD.5.22-66

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ornamental design with an angel's head at the top

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 62 mm
Width: 42 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1525 - 1530

Note

After an Italian niello in the manner of Peregrino da Cesena (Passavant 70; Hind 1936, 257).

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 vertical)

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 66
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: P 105
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: O
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue crayon
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-66
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-66
Primary reference Number: 29834
Winzinger: 170
Passavant: 106
New Hollstein (German): 95
Old location number: 37.1.14e
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

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