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Betrayal of Christ (from a Passion of Christ series)

Christ Taken Captive

1509
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 008; Hollstein 11

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 24.6 x 16.9 cm (9 11/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P18930

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso: [two woodcut initials, D and N; German text in letterpress]

Signed

Signed and dated, lower right, on plaque: [winged sepent]/L/C/1509

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18930 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund