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Hercules at the crossroads: 22.I.3-96

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Hercules at the crossroads
'The effects of Jealousy'
'The great satyr'


Dürer, Albrecht (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD/CE 1498


II/II. Before the scratch on the leg of the standing man.

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper ( laid down) Plate: Height 325 mm Width 223 mm
Sheet: Height 325 mm Width 223 mm

Techniques used in production


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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-96
Primary reference Number: 93859
Bartsch: 73
Illustrated Bartsch: 73
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .073 II/III
Meder: 63 II/II (before scratch)
Hollstein (German): 63 II/II (before scratch)
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 22 II/II (before scratch)
Old location number: 35.9.20
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 13 October 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 30 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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