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The Annunciation: AD.5.22-46

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Annunciation

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 121 mm
Width: 94 mm

Relative size of this object

9.4 m12.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1513 : Dated 1513

Note

Printed on ?felt side of paper

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines horizontal (29mm))

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: signed on a tablet hanging in the vault

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1513
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 46
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 44
  • 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.5.22-46
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-46
Primary reference Number: 30182
Bartsch: 44
Winzinger: 21
New Hollstein (German): 44
Old location number: 37.1.20d
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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Annunciation" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30182 Accessed: 2022-12-08 16:14:12

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