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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9631
People
Albrecht Altdorfer, German (Regensburg c. 1480 - 1538 Regensburg)
Title
The Virgin with the Blessing Child in a Landscape
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Virgin in a Landscape
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
16th century
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/259529
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 16 × 11.5 cm (6 5/16 × 4 1/2 in.)
sheet: 16.7 × 11.8 cm (6 9/16 × 4 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: [Gothic p with flower, given as watermark a in New Hollstein, where it is cited as Winzinger's watermark 6, dating from 1500-1525]
  • inscription: printed on a tablet at the lower right: AA [monogram]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 9631
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: KEvLiphart [in script; Karl Eduard von Liphart (Lugt 1687)]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp: P. Davidsohn [in script; Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654)]
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: B. 17 / B. v.III. p. 460. no- 17 / [illeg.] / 2
Provenance
K. E. von Liphart, (L1687).
Paul Davidsohn, (L654).
W. G. Russell Allen, Esq., gift to Harvard University.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein e.19, Bartsch 17, Waldman 23, Hollstein 19
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of W.G.R. Allen in honor of 30th anniversary of Edward W. Forbes as director of the Fogg Museum
Accession Year
1939
Object Number
M9631
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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