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St Jerome in penitence in the wilderness: P.3123-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


St Jerome in penitence in the wilderness


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: circa AD 1496


II/II. Before the scratch to the mountains in the right background.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( lined on thick Japanese paper; with 2-5mm edging added around sheet?)
Plate Height 323 mm Width 226 mm
Sheet Height 329 mm Width 232 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

Inscription present: Large city gate?

  • Type: Watermark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3123-R
Primary reference Number: 93848
Bartsch: 61
Illustrated Bartsch: 61
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .061
Meder: 57
Hollstein (German): 57 II/II
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 6
Meder: 263 (watermark)
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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