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Saint Christopher

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 058; Hollstein 79 (I)

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 28 x 18.9 cm (11 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1609

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated on tablet hanging from tree, upper left: LC/[winged serpent]/1506 [the 5 backwards]

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: 1609. [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: [?]

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