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The Second Tournament with the Tapestry of Samson and the Lion

1509
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 126; Hollstein 117

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 29.7 x 41.9 cm (11 11/16 x 16 1/2 in.) Sheet: 30.5 x 43 cm (12 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18967

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated upper right: 15 09/[winged serpent]/L C

Markings

Verso, in ink: Robert Balmanno London 1828 [Lugt 213]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18967 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: Lucas Cranach; le grand Tornoi en Champ Clos; S D

Provenance

Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. 1866), London; 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