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Abduction of Proserpine on a unicorn
1516

Medium
etching on iron
Measurements
31.0 × 21.2 cm (image) 31.4 × 21.4 cm (plate) 32.8 × 22.8 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 72
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) c.r.: 1516 / AD (monogram)
Accession Number
3484-4
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
Abduction of Proserpine on a unicorn 1516 (watermark)
Watermark Form
Anchor in a Circle
References
This watermark is Italian. Possibly Briquet 589 (found in documents dated 1519 in Udine, Italy and 1514 in Salzburg, Austria)
Completeness
complete
Chain Line Interval
30-31 mm
Laid Line Frequency
10 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
53 x 11 [ 20 I 20 ] x 11
Wire Side
verso
Radiograph taken from
verso