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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 046; Hollstein 62

Dimensions

Sheet (woodcut border trimmed off): 16.1 x 72.6 cm (6 5/16 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18948

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, purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18948 [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