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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M803
People
Albrecht Dürer, German (Nuremberg 1471 - 1528 Nuremberg)
Title
Marriage of the Virgin
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Life of the Virgin
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c.1505
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/255290
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
Block: 29.2 × 20 cm (11 1/2 × 7 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Meder watermark 20: high crown
  • inscription: verso, graphite : Proof impression, before[underlined] the text / Watermark [illeg.] - facsimili - No. 2i / "High crown") / B. 82. OHl. 8i . Hll 86
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with accession number written in graphite: THE WILLIAM HAYES FOGG / ART MUSEUM OF / HARVARD UNIVERSITY / 803 [Lugt 936]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
proof before text
Standard Reference Number
Bartsch 82, Meder 194
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the heirs of Mrs. Mary Hemenway
Accession Year
1918
Object Number
M803
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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