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Massacre of the Innocents: AD.5.22-58

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Massacre of the Innocents

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Altdorfer, Albrecht

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Transferred (1876) by Cambridge University Library

Dating

Production date: AD 1511 : Dated 1511

Note

Printed on ?felt side of paper

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( chainlines vertical (c.32mm, Italian?))
Image Height 193 mm Width 146 mm
Sheet Height 247 mm Width 185 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1511
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 58
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 46
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark
  • Text: AD.5.22-58
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

Inscription present: florid squiggle

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-58
Primary reference Number: 30188
Bartsch: 46
Winzinger: 15
New Hollstein (German): 46
Old location number: 37.1.21b
Lugt: 2475
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Massacre of the Innocents" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/30188 Accessed: 2024-03-03 05:46:56

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