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The Infant Christ on the rainbow blessing: AD.5.22-114

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Infant Christ on the rainbow blessing


Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht



Measurements and weight

Height: 77 mm
Width: 44 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1512 : Date according to Winzinger

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-114
Primary reference Number: 30751
Bartsch: 10
Winzinger: 118
New Hollstein (German): 11
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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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