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The Abduction of a young woman on a unicorn: 22.I.3-124

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Abduction of a young woman on a unicorn
The rape of Proserpine/Proserpina

Maker(s)

Dürer, Albrecht (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: AD 1516

Note

Only state. With the rust spots.

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down) Plate Height 307 mm Width 213 mm
Sheet Height 307 mm Width 213 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1516
  • Location: Image upper right, on cloud
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image upper right, on cloud
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.I.3-124
Primary reference Number: 93939
Bartsch: 72
Illustrated Bartsch: 72
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .072 II/II
Meder: 67 (with rust spots)
Hollstein (German): 67 b
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 83 (with rust spots)
Old location number: 35.9.19
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 13 October 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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