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The Archangel Michael Weighing a Soul

1506
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 075; Hollstein 88

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.8 x 14.5 cm (9 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18956

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

and dated lower left: 1 5[the 5 backwards]/0 6/LC

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in black, in a double circle: BH [David Bernhard Hausman; Lugt 377]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18956 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

David Bernhard Hausmann (b. 1784 - d. 1874) Hannover. 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