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Title:

Landscape with a shaded cliff

Maker:

Altdorfer, Albrecht; printmaker; German artist, c.1480-1538

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

circa 1517 1520
Date according to Winzinger

School/Style:

German

Production
Note:

Printed on ?mould side of paper

Technique:

etching

Material(s):

black carbon ink; Medium
laid paper; Support; chainlines vertical (34mm, Italian?), evidence of second set of chainlines (Genoese?)

Dimension(s):

height, 115, mm
width, 160, mm

Acquisition:

transferred; 1876; Cambridge University Library

Inscription(s):

monogram; image upper left; printed; AA
inscription; verso; graphite; 126; Cambridge University Library album number
inscription; verso; graphite; 70; Bartsch number
inscription; verso; blue crayon; O
Fitzwilliam Museum mark; verso; stamped black ink; UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; Lugt 2475
Fitzwilliam Museum mark; verso; stamped black ink; AD.5.22-126; Cambridge University Library album number

Alternative
Number(s):

Bartsch; 69; 1808
Winzinger; 176; 1963
New Hollstein (German); 87; 1997
Lugt; 2475

Exhibition(s):

The German Little Masters II. Prints by Albrecht Altdorfer (ab. 1480-1538) and Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1555/61). 1983-01-11 - 1983-04-10
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Early German Engravings 1450-1550. 1951-12 - 1952-05
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Prints by Dürer and his Contemporaries. 1960-10 - 1961-02
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Dürer's Contemporaries in Germany from Schongauer to Cranach. 1980-04-22 - 1980-06-28
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Dürer and Contemporary Printmakers in Germany. 1981-01-13 - 1981-04-05
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

From a Distant Landscape: Landscape in Northern Renaissance Printmaking. 1987-04-28 - 1987-07-05
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Documentation:

Winzinger, Franz. 1963. Albrecht Altdorfer Graphik: Holzschnitte, Kupferstiche, Radierungen.Munich: R. Piper
Reference to the Fitzwilliam impression

Accession:

Object Number: AD.5.22-126
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 30251; input: 2001-06-12; modified: 2005-11-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/30251