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Ewer with a dragon: AD.5.22-148

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ewer with a dragon

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

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical (35mm, Italian?))
Plate Height 225 mm Width 108 mm
Sheet Height 228 mm Width 110 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 148
  • 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.5.22-148
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-148
Primary reference Number: 30590
Bartsch: 89
Winzinger: 202
New Hollstein (German): 112
Old location number: 37.2.18
Lugt: 2475
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Ewer with a dragon" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30590 Accessed: 2023-01-31 17:35:45

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