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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 035; Hollstein 43

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 31.2 x 18.6 cm (12 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1117

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: 31566; 8J31; c.17205; B.23-36; 34[crossed out] 35

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Simes Fund