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The Four horsemen of the Apocalypse: P.3051-R

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Current Location: In storage


The Four horsemen of the Apocalypse
The Apocalypse


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht




History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas Kerrich; by descent to Rev. Richard Edward Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


Production date: on or before AD 1498


Single-leaf impression before the text.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 392 mm Width 283 mm
Sheet Height 392 mm Width 283 mm

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 35
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Briquet 3064

  • Text: Large imperial orb
  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 64
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3051-R
Primary reference Number: 81664
Bartsch: 64
Illustrated Bartsch: 64
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .264 (before text, b)
Meder: 167 (before text, b)
Hollstein (German): 167 1b
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 167 (before text, b)
Briquet: 3064
Meder: 53 (watermark section)
Old location number: 36.I.33
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 September 2023

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

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