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The ill-assorted couple: 22.I.3-104

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The ill-assorted couple
The love-offering


Dürer, Albrecht (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1495



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down; sheet made up in lower left and right corners) Plate Height 150 mm Width 137 mm
Sheet Height 150 mm Width 137 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Inscription present: Bull's head

  • Type: Watermark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-104
Primary reference Number: 93834
Bartsch: 93
Illustrated Bartsch: 93
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .093 I/III
Meder: 77 I/III
Hollstein (German): 77 I/III
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 3 I/III
Briquet: 15162-5 (?)
Old location number: 35.9.39
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 November 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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