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Crucifixion: 1876.12.16-84

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'Sword Pommel of Maximilian'


Dürer, Albrecht (Printmaker)


History note: Karl Eduard von Liphart (1808-1891) (Lugt 1687), sold 5 December and 5 following days, 1876, C. G. Boerner, Leipzig, lot 414, 2310 Marks (£115 10s)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1876-12) by Liphart, Karl Eduard von


Production date: circa AD 1519


I/II. Circular print, printed from an engraved gold plate.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down) Plate Diameter 38 mm
Sheet Diameter 38 mm

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: INRI [reversed]
  • Location: Image upper centre, above the cross
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1876.12.16-84
Primary reference Number: 93794
Bartsch: 23 Copy A
Illustrated Bartsch: 23
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .023 I/II
Meder: 24 I/II
Hollstein (German): 24 I/II
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 90 I/II
Lugt: 1687
Old location number: 35.8.11
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 October 2021

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

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