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Coat of arms with a skull: P.3111-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Coat of arms with a skull

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas 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

Dating

Production date: AD 1503

Note

Only state. With the scratch (scratch removed from the sheet?).

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 220 mm Width 159 mm
Sheet Height 220 mm Width 159 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone
Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image lower centre, on tablet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1503
  • Location: Image lower centre, on stone
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: Bishop's crest (?)

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 101
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: K
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3111-R
Primary reference Number: 93785
Bartsch: 101
Illustrated Bartsch: 101
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .101 II/II
Meder: 98
Hollstein (German): 98 b
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 37
Meder: 39 (watermarks)
Old location number: 35.10.10
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 September 2022 Last processed: Saturday 28 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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