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St Christopher, carrying the Infant Christ: AD.5.22-55

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

St Christopher, carrying the Infant Christ

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

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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

Reprint?

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 167 mm Width 121 mm
Sheet Height 170 mm Width 125 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1513
  • Location: Image centre right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-55
Primary reference Number: 30216
Bartsch: 53
Winzinger: 24
New Hollstein (German): 56
Old location number: 37.1.29a
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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

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