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A Griffin, in profile to right: PD.114-1961

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Object information

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Titles

A Griffin, in profile to right

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burgkmair, Hans, the elder (Attributed to)

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Notes

History note: M. van Parijs, sold Amsterdam, Muller, 12 January 1878, lot 204, repr.; Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874), his sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 240, bt. Thomas Agnew and Sons for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 260 mm
Width: 365 mm

Relative size of this object

36.5 m26 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Note

Related to the initial woodcut drawn by Burgkmair for the Triumph of Maximilian [1512-1519]. Considered by Tilman Falk to be a contemporary copy

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Dark brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and dark brown ink over black chalk, on paper (the edges of the sheet repaired)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.114-1961
Primary reference Number: 5758
Lugt: 874
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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