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A Cleric kneeling before the Virgin and the Christ Child: AD.5.22-54

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Cleric kneeling before the Virgin and the Christ Child

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 1519 : Date according to Winzinger

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 vertical (26mm))
Image Height 168 mm Width 120 mm
Sheet Height 172 mm Width 125 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 54
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 49
  • 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.5.22-54
  • 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.5.22-54
Primary reference Number: 30205
Bartsch: 49
Winzinger: 87
New Hollstein (German): 51
Old location number: 37.1.24a
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) "A Cleric kneeling before the Virgin and the Christ Child" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30205 Accessed: 2024-02-23 05:16:28

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30205 |title=A Cleric kneeling before the Virgin and the Christ Child |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-23 05:16:28|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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