Christ falling beneath the weight of the cross

Details

  • Title

    Christ falling beneath the weight of the cross

  • Artist/maker

    Anonymous German (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1470
  • Material and technique

    woodcut coloured in crimson, green, dull yellow, dull grey on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 19.6 x 26.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.1885

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Further reading

Dodgson, Campbell, Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1929), 15

Schreiber, Wilhelm Ludwig, Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV. Jahrhunderts. 8 vols (Leipzig: Hiersemann, 1926-1930), VIII, 920a

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