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The Head of Christ Crowned with Thorns: P.3871-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Head of Christ Crowned with Thorns

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Beham, Hans Sebald
Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht (Style of)

Entities

Categories

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

Dating

Circa 1515 - Before 1551

Note

Was previously attributed to Durer but now thought to be by H. S. Beham, state II b.

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Sheet Height 490 mm Width 319 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3871-R
Primary reference Number: 107819
Bartsch: App.26
Dodgson (BM German & Flemish): Vol 1. p.458, No. 101a
Hollstein (German): P.184 (H. S. Beham)
Old location number: 36.3.23
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 February 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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