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The Sea monster: 22.I.3-105

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Sea monster


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1498


Only state.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)
Plate Height 254 mm Width 192 mm
Sheet Height 256 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-105
Primary reference Number: 93858
Bartsch: 71
Illustrated Bartsch: 71
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .071
Meder: 66
Hollstein (German): 66
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 21
Old location number: 35.9.18
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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