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St John Devouring the Book: P.3316-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


St John Devouring the Book
The Apocalypse


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


Production date: circa AD 1511


Latin Edition of 1511. Second State.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 390 mm Width 282 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.3316-R
Primary reference Number: 99010
Bartsch: 70
Illustrated Bartsch: 70
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .270
Meder: 172
Hollstein (German): 172 (3)
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 120
Briquet: 6485
Meder: 127 (watermark section)
Old object number: 36.I.39
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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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