Requires Photography

Lamentation

about 1505–7
Hans Baldung (Grien) (German, 1484 or 1485–1545)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 007 (as Dürer); Geisberg 65; Hollstein 52; Karlsruhe 11; Mende ; Yale 8

Dimensions

Image: 23.5 x 16 cm (9 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.) Sheet: 25 x 17.5 cm (9 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1991.355

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

not signed

Markings

watermark: imperial eagle; verso, collector's stamp in pink, in a circle: SAMMLUNG Dr. B [not identified]; collector's stamp in purple, stamped over the previous mark, in a shield: [?] B [not identified]; in graphite: BVII.175.7/C12 £[?]14/Hans Baldung Grien; Imperial Eagle/M239a; [tracing watermark - an imperial eagle; actual watermark difficult to see]

Provenance

Joseph Wünsch, Prague Auction, C. G. Boerner 1927; Dr. Albert W. Blum, 1882-1952 (similar to Lugt Supp. 79b); Sotheby's, New York, Feb 27, 1988, Blum sale; August Laube Buch und Kunst-antiquariat, Zurich; from whom purchased by MFA (Accession date: April 24, 1991).

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard