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The Crucifixion (from a Passion of Christ series)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 017; Hollstein 20

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 24.7 x 16.7 cm (9 3/4 x 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 26.7 x 17.4 cm (10 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P18938

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In block, at top of cross: INRI; below woodut, in black letterpress: XI. Er isft den ubelchetern gleich gerechnet/und hat vielfunde getragen/und/fur die ubeltheter gebet. Esaie Liii.

Signed

Signed lower right: [winged serpent]

Markings

Recto, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in graphite: 17; verso, purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18938 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

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