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Saint Bernard Adoring the Man of Sorrows (recto); Reliquary with the Crucifixion (verso)

Saint Bernard in Prayer before the Man of Sorrows

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 057; Hollstein 77

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border (verso): 13.2 x 10.7 cm (5 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) Other (woodcut border (verso): 13.2 x 7.3 cm (5 3/16 x 2 7/8 in.) Sheet: 14 x 10.8 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P18951

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in letterpress, upper center: S. Bernhards Betrachtung; verso: [German text in letterpress]

Signed

Signed at left, on tomb slab: [winged serpent]

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: 18951 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: Lucas N Kranach; B. 57/Sch.71

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