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The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals: P.3307-R

Object information

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The Opening of the Fifth and Sixth Seals
The Apocalypse


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by Allen, J.H.


Production date: circa AD 1511


Latin Edition of 1511

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 389 mm Width 278 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Latin verse

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3307-R
Primary reference Number: 98995
Bartsch: 65
Illustrated Bartsch: 65
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .265
Meder: 168
Hollstein (German): 168 (3)
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 116
Old object number: ?18a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 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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