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The adoration of the shepherds: P.1900-1991

Object information

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Titles

The adoration of the shepherds
Dessins des meilleurs peintres de Pays-Bas tirés des divers cabinets

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Prestel, Johann Gottlieb
Draughtsman: Unknown (After)
Draughtsman: Dürer, Albrecht (After)
Publisher: Hüsger, H. S.

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: D'Arenberg collection (19th century) (Lugt 567), probably sold 14 July and following days 1902, Christies, London; A Chariatte (early 20th century) (Lugt 88a)

Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1782

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Black ink
Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 318 mm Width 220 mm
Sheet Height 318 mm Width 220 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching : Etched outline over printed tone
Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1548 [5 reversed]
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: legend around three stars in an oval

  • Text: CH. PROTECTOR MEUS.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped blue ink
  • Type: Collector's mark

Inscription present: initials in rectangle

  • Text: AC
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped red ink
  • Type: Collector's mark
  • Text: No 391
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: N. 10
  • Location: On mount, beneath print
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Door Prestel / naa een Teekening van een aud Duyts Meester.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1900-1991
Primary reference Number: 94040
Le Blanc: 14
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 19 (Maria Katharina Prestel)
Lugt: 88a
Lugt: 567
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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