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Das Consili zu Gmunden mit den vil seltzamen Potschafften: 23.K.1-154*

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Das Consili zu Gmunden mit den vil seltzamen Potschafften
Translated as: The Council at Gmunden with important foreign visitors
Illustration to 'Der Weisskunig'


Printmaker: Burgkmair, Hans, the elder




History note: John Stuart, third Earl of Bute (1713-92), sold by Hutchins, 41 King Street, Covent Garden, 31 March to April 16 1794, perhaps in lot 86, 'A handsome Russia leather volume, containing upwards of one hundred and fifty old wood cuts', for £7-10-0.

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


1514 CE - 1515 CE


Proof. Printed on a waste copy of a proclamation of Maximilian I.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 217 mm Width 195 mm
Sheet Height 297 mm Width 218 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Das Concili zu Gmunden mit den vil seltzamen / Potschafften
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: H.B.
  • Location: Image centre, on fringe of carpet covering the dais
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Inscription present: text laid out in double columns of six lines

  • Text: Die weil der aller Durchleüchtigist: ... Wolfgang von Maen als unnwirdiger bemelter seiner
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Text
  • Text: Wir Maximilian von gots gnaden erwelter Roemischer Kayser ... Hungerischen im funff und zwainzigisten jarn.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Text

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.1-154*
Primary reference Number: 81692
Hollstein (German): 512
Dodgson (BM German & Flemish): 85
Bartsch: 80 - 174
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 23 September 2022

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

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