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Saint John Preaching in the Wilderness

The Sermon of Saint John the Baptist

1516
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 060; Hollstein 85

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 33.9 x 23.6 cm (13 3/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M19460

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated lower right, on tablet: 15 16/[winged serpent]

Markings

Verso: MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 19460; in graphite: L Cranach B60/Johannis in [?]/[?]/R; 69 [underlined]' 2a?; No 195.C[?]

Provenance

Josiah Bradlee (b. 1937 - d. 1902), Boston, MA; December 19, 1902, gift of Mrs. Josiah Bradlee (Alice Crowninshield Bradlee, b. 1839 - d. 1926) Boston, MA, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Josiah Bradlee