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Silver Statuette of the Christ Child with Orb (excerpted illustration from the Wittgenberg Heiligthumsbuch)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 090; Hollstein 96 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 x 5.4 cm (4 3/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P18959

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, above image, in letterpress: PVER IESVS.; verso: letterpress in German

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Recto, lower left, collector's stamp in black, in oval: K.C. [coat of arms with crown above] K.S. [Kupferstichkabinett, Dresden [Lugt 1647]; lower right, collector's stamp in black: crown/D [Dresden; Lugt 717]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18959 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

Kupferstichkabinett, Dresden; 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