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Landscape with a large fortress: AD.5.22-125

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Landscape with a large fortress

Maker(s)

Altdorfer, Albrecht (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 109 mm
Width: 150 mm

Relative size of this object

15 m10.9 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1517 - 1519

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( Chainlines vertical (31/35/38mm, Italian?))

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AA
  • Location: Image upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 125
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 68
  • 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.5.22-125
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Fitzwilliam Museum mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: AD.5.22-125
Primary reference Number: 30245
Bartsch: 68
Winzinger: 175
New Hollstein (German): 86
Old location number: 37.2.2
Lugt: 2475
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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 (2022) "Landscape with a large fortress" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/30245 Accessed: 2022-08-08 23:55:39

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