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Desiderius Erasmus: P.7-1963

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Desiderius Erasmus
Effigiem Desiderii tibi Sculptor Erasmi Exprimit Ingenium Scripta diserta Suum


Printmaker: Cross, Thomas



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1963-07) by Norton, M. A.


Production date: circa AD 1649

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. Cross Londini Senr Sculp
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Impensis Guil. Freeman
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.7-1963
Primary reference Number: 32724
Hind (English 1905): 23
Hind (English 1952-64): 31
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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