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The Harrowing of Hell: P.3323-R

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The Harrowing of Hell
Christ in Limbo
The Large Passion


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht



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: AD 1510


State II

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 396 mm Width 280 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1510
  • Location: Image right centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: monogram inscribed on a rock

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

Inscription present: one central column of latin verse

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3323-R
Primary reference Number: 99029
Bartsch: 14
Illustrated Bartsch: 14
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .214
Meder: 121
Hollstein (German): 121
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 164
Old object number: 36.I.13
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 January 2013 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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