Venus and Cupid

1506
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 113; Hollstein 105 (II)

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 28.1 x 19.9 cm (11 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18963

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated on tablet hanging from tree, upper right: L/[winged serpent]/1506/C

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18963 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 113

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