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The crucifixion of Christ; Saint John and the four women lament. Engraving by Wierix after A. Dürer, 1509.

  • Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.
Date
1508
Reference
23035i
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Description

Bible. N.T. Matthew 27.34-50; Mark 15.24-37; Luke 23.33-45; John 19.18-34. One of the women (traditionally the Virgin Mary) appears to have swooned

Publication/Creation

1508

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 13.2 x 9.7 cm

Lettering

1508. A.D. Æ 15

Creator/production credits

A copy was made by one of the Wierix brothers, marked 'Æ 15. ICV' (ie. published by I.C. Visscher). The present version lacks the 'ICV'. See W.L. Strauss, loc. cit.

References note

W.L. Strauss (ed.), The intaglio prints of Albrecht Dürer, New York 1981, p. 152

Lettering note

'INRI' written backwards on top of cross

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23035i

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Languages

  • Latin


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