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St Michael fighting the dragon

St Michael fighting the dragon
(c. 1498)
from The Apocalypse series, 1511 Latin edition

Medium
woodcut
Measurements
39.2 × 28.2 cm (image and sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bartsch 72
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.c.: AD (monogram)
stamped in red ink l.c.: AV (monogram) (in a circle) (Antoine Vivenel; Lugt 190)
stamped in purple ink on reverse l.l.: NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA (in oval) (Lugt 1932g)
stamped (inverted) in ink on reverse l.l.: Felton Bequest
stamped in purple ink on reverse l.c.: NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA (in oval) (Lugt 1932g)
Accession Number
1278.506-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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
St Michael fighting the dragon (c. 1498) (watermark)
Watermark Form
Flower with Triangle
References
Meder 127, Briquet 6485 (found in documents dated 1471 in Augsburg, Germany, 1498 in Nuremberg, Germany and 1525 in Ingolstadt, Germany)
Completeness
complete
Chain Line Interval
39-41 mm
Laid Line Frequency
8 per cm
Placement of spacing and wires
143 x 40 [ 1 I 40 I 2 ] x ?
Wire Side
unknown
Radiograph taken from
recto