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Covered goblet with young Hercules: AD.5.22-147

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Covered goblet with young Hercules

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1520 - 1525

Note

Printed on felt side of paper

School or Style

German

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical (34mm, Italian))
Plate Height 222 mm Width 108 mm
Sheet Height 230 mm Width 115 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 147
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 87
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-147
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-147
Primary reference Number: 30578
Bartsch: 87
Winzinger: 199
New Hollstein (German): 110
Old location number: 37.2.16
Lugt: 2475
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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

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