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Witch riding backwards on a goat
(c. 1500)

Medium
engraving
Measurements
11.5 × 7.1 cm (image and plate) 11.6 × 7.3 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 67
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l: AD (monogram)
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.l.: T D Barlow.
stamped in ink on reverse l.l.: Y.W. (in a circle) (Graf Yorck von Wartenburg; Lugt 2669)
stamped in ink on reverse l.l.c.: Dr. / WA / Pr. (in a circle) (Dr. Wilhelm August Ackermann; Lugt 791)
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.l.c.: N. G. Victoria.
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.c.: B67
Accession Number
3479-4
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
Witch riding backwards on a goat (c. 1500) (watermark)
Watermark Form
Bull's Head with Flower and Triangle
References
Meder 62, Briquet 14875 (found in documents dated 1509 in Peschiera del Garda in Italy, 1510 in Hungary, 1513 in Konstanz, Germany, 1518-19 in Grubenhagen, Germany, 1520-33 in Eichstatt, Germany, 1526 in Wittenberg, Germany and 1544 in Nuremberg, Germany
Completeness
partial
Chain Line Interval
30.5-32 mm
Laid Line Frequency
12 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
? X ? [? I ?] x ?
Wire Side
verso
Radiograph taken from
recto