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Beheading of St. John the Baptist: AD.5.22-59

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1512 : Dated 1512

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 202 mm Width 156 mm
Sheet Height 235 mm Width 187 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1512
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-59
Primary reference Number: 30209
Bartsch: 52
Winzinger: 19
New Hollstein (German): 54
Old location number: 37.1.24b
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) "Beheading of St. John the Baptist" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30209 Accessed: 2024-02-23 05:15:50

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30209 |title=Beheading of St. John the Baptist |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-23 05:15:50|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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