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The Lamentation (from a Passion of Christ series)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 018; Hollstein 21

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 25.1 x 17.1 cm (9 7/8 x 6 3/4 in.) Sheet: 25.3 x 17.3 cm (9 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18939

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso: [German text in letterpress]

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18939 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 18

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