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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G18
People
Heinrich Aldegrever, German (Paderborn, Germany 1502 - after 1555 Soest, Germany)
After Georg Pencz, German (Breslau 1500 - 1550 Leipzig)
After Hans Brosamer, German (1500 - 1552)
Title
Christ on the Cross
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Crucifixion
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1553
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/277612
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 11.4 × 7.2 cm (4 1/2 × 2 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, at left: Sic dicit dominus co / nuertere ad me / quoniam redemite./ Esaiae XXXXiiii
  • inscription: in plate, to right: Omnis quiuiuit. / et credit in me / non morietur in / aeternum. Io Xi
  • inscription: in plate, lower left corner: 1553 / AG [monogram]
  • inscription: in plate, lower edge, centered: [lengthly inscription of two lines in Greek from 1 Corinthians 2:2]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collection accession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 18
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 49, Bartsch 49
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G18
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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