Requires Photography

Christ (from a series of Christ, the Apostles, and Saint Paul)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 023; Hollstein 31

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 33.4 x 18.8 cm (13 1/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1105

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower left: [winged serpent]

Markings

No watermark; recto, lower right, collector's stamp in black; [crown/FA/II, in oval; Friedrich August II; Lugt 971]; verso, MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31554; in graphite: 8J19; c.17205; B.23- 36; 23

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (b. 1797 - d. 1854), Dresden; October, 1928, acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

William Simes Fund