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Samson Killing the Lion: P.3246-R

Object information

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Samson Killing the Lion
Subjects of the Bible


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht




History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas 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


15th century
Production date: circa AD 1496


Only state.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Image Height 381 mm Width 279 mm
Sheet Height 552 mm Width 403 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3246-R
Primary reference Number: 98897
Bartsch: 2 (p.116)
Illustrated Bartsch: 2
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .202
Meder: 107
Hollstein (German): 107
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 127
Old location number: 36.1.2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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