Saint John the Evangelist (from a series of Christ, the Apostles, and Saint Paul)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 027; Hollstein 35

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 31.1 x 18.7 cm (12 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1109

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; recto, lower right, collector's stamp in black; [crown/FA/II, in oval; Friedrich August II; Lugt 971]; verso, MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31558; in graphite: 8J23; c.17205; B.23- 36; 25[crossed out] 27

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (b. 1797 - d. 1854); October, 1928, acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

William Simes Fund