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Altarpiece with the Beautiful Virgin of Regensburg and Ss Christopher, Mary Magdalen, Florian and Catherine standing in niches, with God the Father above: AD.5.22-1

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Altarpiece with the Beautiful Virgin of Regensburg and Ss Christopher, Mary Magdalen, Florian and Catherine standing in niches, with God the Father above

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 304 mm
Width: 228 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1520 : 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 horizontal (26/28mm). Whole sheet (trimmed) 'back' to the paper. Creases from drying visible across centre)

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 50
  • 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.5.22-1
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-1
Primary reference Number: 30203
Bartsch: 50
Winzinger: 90
New Hollstein (German): 53
Old location number: 37.1.23
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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Altarpiece with the Beautiful Virgin of Regensburg and Ss Christopher, Mary Magdalen, Florian and Catherine standing in niches, with God the Father above" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30203 Accessed: 2024-04-17 20:55:09

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