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Landscape with a double spruce: AD.5.22-128

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape with a double spruce


Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht



Measurements and weight

Height: 110 mm
Width: 160 mm

Relative size of this object

16 m11 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1517 - 1519


Printed on ?mould side of paper. Slight sketch in red chalk on verso, subject unidentified.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 128
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 69
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-128
  • 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.5.22-128
Primary reference Number: 30249
Bartsch: 70
Winzinger: 178
New Hollstein (German): 88
Old location number: 37.2.3a
Lugt: 2475
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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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