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The White King's skill in halberd fighting: 23.K.1-39

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

The White King's skill in halberd fighting
Der Weisskunig

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Beck, Leonhard

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

16th Century
Circa 1514 CE - Circa 1516 CE

Note

Early impression, c. 1514-16

School or Style

German

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Identification numbers

Accession number: 23.K.1-39
Primary reference Number: 209400
New Hollstein (German): 160
Illustrated Bartsch: 80 (224) 47 (under Burgkmair)
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Created: Monday 22 August 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 September 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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