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The Judgment of Paris

1508
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 114; Hollstein 104

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.6 x 14 cm (14 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P18964

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated lower right: LC/1508

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in black, in palette: JBJ [Revd. J. Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 18964 [Lugt 1870]; in red pencil: E[?]K; in black ink: A.; in graphite: Cranach.

Provenance

Reverend John Burleigh James (b. 1811 - d. 1891), Knowbury Park, Shropshire, England; 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