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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 044; Hollstein 60

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 16.2 x 12.8 cm (6 3/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18947

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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: 18947 [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