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Emperor Ferdinand I (1503-1564) - a design for a medal: 3161

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Emperor Ferdinand I (1503-1564) - a design for a medal


Draughtsman: Goltzius, Hubertus (Attributed to)



Measurements and weight

Height: 318 mm
Width: 318 mm

Relative size of this object

31.8 m31.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1895) by W. Farrer Sale, Cambridge

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Materials used in production

Grey-brown ink
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and grey brown ink and wash, red chalk, on paper laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Surrounding the drawing, between two circular ink lines

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3161
Primary reference Number: 4078
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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