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The Nativity
1504

Medium
engraving
Measurements
18.4 × 11.9 cm (image) 18.6 × 12.2 cm (plate) 18.8 × 12.2 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 2
Inscription
incised (in image) u.l.: 1504 / AD (monogram)
Accession Number
3434-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1956
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

Watermark

Albrecht DÜRER
The Nativity 1504 (watermark)
Watermark Form
High Crown (Meder 20 and Briquet 4899)
References
Meder 20, Briquet 4899 (found in documents dated 1501-03 in Bergamo, Italy). This watermark is Italian.
Completeness
partial
Chain Line Interval
32 mm
Laid Line Frequency
11 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
? X 5 [27 I 26] x 6
Wire Side
verso
Radiograph taken from
recto