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Landscape with a shaded cliff: AD.5.22-126

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Landscape with a shaded cliff

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 115 mm
Width: 160 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1517 - 1520

Note

Printed on ?mould 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 (34mm, Italian?), evidence of second set of chainlines (Genoese?))

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 126
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 70
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: O
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue crayon
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-126
  • 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.5.22-126
Primary reference Number: 30251
Bartsch: 69
Winzinger: 176
New Hollstein (German): 87
Old location number: 37.2.3b
Lugt: 2475
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Landscape with a shaded cliff" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30251 Accessed: 2024-06-18 17:38:31

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