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The Circumcision of Christ
(c. 1504); (1511) {printed before text edition of}
from The Life of the Virgin series, published 1511

Medium
woodcut
Measurements
29.5 × 21.0 cm (image) 29.7 × 21.2 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 86
Inscription
incised (in image) l.r.: AD (monogram)
Accession Number
3544.11-4
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 Circumcision of Christ (c. 1504); (1511) {printed before text edition of} (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
complete
Chain Line Interval
31-32 mm
Laid Line Frequency
14 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
142 x ? [ 26 I 27 ] x 4
Wire Side
recto
Radiograph taken from
recto

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