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Frederick the wise, elector of Saxony: 22.I.3-9

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Frederick the wise, elector of Saxony

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1524

Note

I/II.

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)
Plate Height 190 mm Width 123 mm
Sheet Height 190 mm Width 123 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Achievement of arms
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Achievement of arms
  • Text: AD [D reversed]
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: .CHRISTO. SACRVM. / .ILLE. DEI VERBO. MAGNA PIETATE. FAVEBAT. / PERPETVA. DIGNVS. POSTERITATE. COLI.// D[OMINO]. FRID[E]RICO. DVCI. SAXON[IAE]. S[ACRI]. R[OMANI]. IMP[ERII]. / .ARCHIM[ARESCHALLO]. ELECTORI. / .ALBERTVS. DVRER. NVR[EMBERGENSIS]. FACIEBAT. / .B[ENE]. M[ERENTI]. F[ECIT]. V[IVVS]. [VICO].
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: . M. D. XXIIII.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-9
Primary reference Number: 93902
Bartsch: 104
Illustrated Bartsch: 104
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .104 I/II
Meder: 102 I/II
Hollstein (German): 102 a
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 98 I/II
Old location number: 35.10.13
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Frederick the wise, elector of Saxony" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/93902 Accessed: 2022-12-01 05:08:01

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