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The Holy Family at a Fountain: AD.5.22-60

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Holy Family at a Fountain


Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1512 - 1515

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( chainlines horizontal 31-32mm, felt side. W/m Cardinal’s hat, near bottom edge = Venetian?)
Image Height 229 mm Width 176 mm
Sheet Height 253 mm Width 195 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-60
Primary reference Number: 30214
Bartsch: 59
Winzinger: 83
New Hollstein (German): 47
Old location number: 37.1.28
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Thursday 7 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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