Three Women Kneeling before Christ on the Cross. Frontispiece for "Spiritualium personarum feminei sexus facta admiratione digna" by St. Lucy of Narni.

1501
Printed by Hieronymus Höltzel (German, active 1500–1525), Artist Unidentified artist, German, 16th century, After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meder p. 279, XIII; H.1501

Dimensions

Block: 15.7 x 10.3 cm (6 3/16 x 4 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

P19048

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, with hand coloring on the lips of all four figures and blood on the body of Christ

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

book title in letterpress on verso

Signed

not signed

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 19048

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund