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The Death of the Virgin: P.3427-R

Object information

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The Death of the Virgin
Life of the Virgin


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 1510


Without text

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 300 mm Width 210 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Monogram inscribed on the right bed leg.

  • Text: AD
  • Location: Image lower centre right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Inscription present: Date inscribed on the left bed leg.

  • Text: 1510
  • Location: Image lower centre left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3427-R
Primary reference Number: 99203
Bartsch: 93 (woodcuts)
Illustrated Bartsch: 93 (132)
Illustrated Bartsch Commentary: .293
Meder: 205
Hollstein (German): 205
Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum: 183
Old location number: 36.2.18
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 April 2022 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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