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The Four horsemen of the Apocalypse: P.3051-R

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Titles

The Four horsemen of the Apocalypse
The Apocalypse

Maker(s)

Dürer, Albrecht (Printmaker)

Notes

History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas Kerrich; by descent to Rev. Richard Edward Kerrich

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

Production date: on or before AD 1498

Note

Single-leaf impression before the text.

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Image Height 392 mm Width 283 mm
Sheet Height 392 mm Width 283 mm

Techniques used in production

Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 35
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Briquet 3064

  • Text: Large imperial orb
  • Type: Watermark
  • Text: 64
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3051-R
Primary reference Number: 81664
Bartsch: 64
Illustrated Bartsch: 64
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .264 (before text, b)
Meder: 167 (before text, b)
Hollstein (German): 167 1b
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 167 (before text, b)
Briquet: 3064
Meder: 53 (watermark section)
Old location number: 36.I.33
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 21 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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