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The large spruce: AD.5.22-122

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The large spruce

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

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Measurements and weight

Height: 236 mm
Width: 178 mm

Relative size of this object

17.8 m23.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1517 - 1520

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( chainlines vertical (??mm) central unicorn watermark (not in Briquet; similar but not same as Winzinger watermarks 22))

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-122
Primary reference Number: 30698
Bartsch: 67
Winzinger: 182
New Hollstein (German): 85
Old location number: 37.2.1
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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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