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St Jerome in a cave: P.3136-R

Object information

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St Jerome in a cave


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht




History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas Kerrich; by descent to Rev. Richard Edward Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


16th century
Production date: AD 1512


I/II a. Single leaf impression without text on the verso.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 170 mm Width 126 mm
Sheet Height 170 mm Width 126 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image upper left centre, on rockface
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1512
  • Location: Image lower right, on rock
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: partial watermark (?)

  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 102
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: B 113
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 4
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3136-R
Primary reference Number: 93942
Bartsch: 113
Illustrated Bartsch: 113
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .313 I/II a
Meder: 229 I/II a
Hollstein (German): 229 I/II a
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 232 I/II a
Old location number: 36.2.30a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 July 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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