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Coat of arms with a skull: 22.I.3-109

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Coat of arms with a skull


Printmaker: Wierix, Johan (Attributed)
Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht (After)



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1570 - 1615


Copy. I/III.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)
Plate Height 217 mm Width 158 mm
Sheet Height 218 mm Width 158 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image lower centre, on tablet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1503
  • Location: Image lower centre, on stone
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-109
Primary reference Number: 94091
Bartsch: 101 A
Illustrated Bartsch: 101 A
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .101 Copy 1 I/II
Meder: 98 Copy
Hollstein (German): 98 Copy
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 37 (Copy)
Alvin: 1191
Hendrickx: 1485 I/III
Old location number: 35.10.25a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 28 January 2023 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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