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Bearing of the Cross (Large Passion)

1498–99
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 010; Meder 119, 1511 edition with Latin text

Dimensions

Block: 39.2 x 28.4 cm (15 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.254

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

[text on verso]

Signed

lower center: [Dürer's monogram]

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in black of an owl [H. Marx; Lugt 2816a]; collector's stamp in brown: Tomás Harris [not in Lugt]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 68.254

Provenance

H. Marx (d. 1948, England); Tomás Harris (England, 1908-1964); purchased through P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London by the MFA April 10,1968

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund