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Adam and Eve: P.3109-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Adam and Eve


Printmaker: Dürer, Albrecht




History note: Collection of Rev. Thomas 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


Production date: AD 1504



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( sheet made up in damaged areas on Eve's right thigh and right knee; laid down on wove backing sheet, to disguise repaired tears)
Plate Height 250 mm Width 192 mm
Sheet Height 250 mm Width 192 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image upper left, on tablet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image upper left, on tablet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1504
  • Location: Image upper left, on tablet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3109-R
Primary reference Number: 93781
Bartsch: 1
Illustrated Bartsch: 1
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .001 II/III
Meder: 1 II/III
Hollstein (German): 1 IV/V
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 39 II/III
Old location number: 35.8.1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 30 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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