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The Fall of Man: AD.5.22-2

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Fall of Man
The Fall and Salvation of Mankind through the Life and Passion of Christ

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 73 mm
Width: 49 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1513 : Date according to Winzinger

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

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1
  • Location: Old secondary support (removed 2002 and attached to inlay)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Old secondary support (removed 2002 and attached to inlay)
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: AD.5.22-2
  • Location: Old secondary support (removed 2002 and attached to inlay)
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-2
Primary reference Number: 29872
Bartsch: 1
Winzinger: 26
New Hollstein (German): 1
Old location number: 37.1.15a
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 Fall of Man" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29872 Accessed: 2024-02-25 01:20:20

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29872 |title=The Fall of Man |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-25 01:20:20|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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