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Circumcision: P.2119-R

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The Fall and Salvation of Mankind through the Life and Passion of Christ


Altdorfer, Albrecht (Printmaker)


History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas Kerrich

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Measurements and weight

Height: 73 mm
Width: 48 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


Production date: circa CE 1513 : Date according to Winzinger


Printed on the same sheet as seven other blocks (2 x 4 in press) after a failed printing on the verso; those impressions printed in the press at the same time but now separated are P.2116-R, P.2117-R, P.2118-R, P.2119-R, P.2120-R, P.2121-R, P.2122-R [and one missing].

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical)

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Monogram
  • Text: P.2119-R
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Fitzwilliam Museum mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2119-R
Primary reference Number: 29900
Bartsch: 11
Bartsch: 8 (verso)
Winzinger: 36
New Hollstein (German): 11
Old location number: 37.1.16c
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-06-21 19:56:54

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