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The Bearing of the Cross: P.3255-R

Object information

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The Bearing of the Cross
The Large Passion


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


Circa 1498 - Circa 1499


Third State

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 386 mm Width 282 mm
Mount Height 558 mm Width 407 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

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

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3255-R
Primary reference Number: 98922
Bartsch: 10 (p.117)
Illustrated Bartsch: 10
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .210
Meder: 119 b/c
Hollstein (German): 119
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 160
Old location number: ?36.I.9
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 January 2022 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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