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Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon: 22.I.3-10

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon

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 1526

Note

Only state. With the scratch to the forehead.

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)
Plate Height 171 mm Width 128 mm
Sheet Height 171 mm Width 128 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone
Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1526
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: VIVENTIS. POTVIT. DVRERIVS. ORA. PHILIPPI / MENTEM. NON. POTVIT. PINGERE. DOCTA. / MANVS
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: AD
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-10
Primary reference Number: 93903
Bartsch: 105
Illustrated Bartsch: 105
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .105
Meder: 104
Hollstein (German): 104 b
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 101
Old location number: 35.10.14
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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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