Engraving: The Cook and His Wife


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Artifact Identification Engraving: The Cook and His Wife   (1936.03.0003)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Durer, Albrecht (c. 1471-1528)
Geographic Location
Period/Date c. 1496
Culture German

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 11.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight <1 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper, pigment--ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed, Engraved
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

“A Cook and his Wife” shows cook, as indicated by pot and knife, and wife. A bird is on his shoulder. 11.00 cm x 8.00 cm in good condition.

Description N/A

Christies. "The Cook and his Wife" (Bartsch 84; Meder, Hollstein 85; S.M.S. 13) c. 1496. http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/prints-multiples/albrecht-durer-the-cook-and-his-wife-5460531-details.aspx


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1eTqU1EMgQ https://www.gallery.ca/en/see/collections/artwork.php?mkey=11782

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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