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The Martyrdom of Saint John (from the series the Martyrdom of the Twelve Apostles)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 040; Hollstein 56

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 16.3 x 12.7 cm (6 7/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

P18950

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 black: HFC [Heinrich Füssli & Cie; Lugt 1008]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18950 [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