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Christ Carried to Heaven by Angels

about 1515–17
Hans Baldung (Grien) (German, 1484 or 1485–1545)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 043; Curjel 44; Geisberg 82; Hollstein 56; Mende 39; Yale 50

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 22.3 x 1.3 cm (8 3/4 x 1/2 in.) Sheet: 22.7 x 15.5 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1298

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

lower left: HBG [monogram]

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in black: HFC [H. Füsseli & Co.; Lugt 1008]; MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 33778; in graphite: B. 43

Provenance

Theodor Falkeisen (b. 1768 - d. 1814) and Johann Friedrich Huber (b. 1766 - d. 1832), Basel (Lugt 1008). Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. 1884 - d. 1984), New York; 1937, sold by Zinser to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1937)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards Fund