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The Transfiguration of Christ: AD.5.22-18

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

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

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

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

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical)
Image Height 73 mm Width 48 mm
Sheet Height 77 mm Width 52 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 18
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 15
  • 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.5.22-18
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-18
Primary reference Number: 29911
Bartsch: 15
Winzinger: 40
New Hollstein (German): 15
Old location number: 37.1.16g
Lugt: 2475
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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 Transfiguration of Christ" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/29911 Accessed: 2024-05-26 03:45:08

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