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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

Sheet: 24.3 x 17.1 cm (9 9/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P18755

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

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

Markings

Recto, collector's stamp in black ink: PV [in circle; Peter Vischer; Lugt 2115]; in red ink: P.V. [Peter Vischer; Lugt 2116]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in ink, crossed out in graphite: 144.; in graphite: Lucas Cranac[?]; 7; duplicate; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18755 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

Peter Vischer (b. 1751 - d. 1823), Basel. 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