The Bearing of the Cross and the Crucifixion, ca. 1615

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • Jacobus Matham, Dutch, 1571-1631

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 21 5/8 × 15 1/4 inches (54.9 × 38.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S764

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Men
  • Religion
  • Punishing
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Passion cycles
  • Engraving (print)
  • Cross (object)
  • Torture
  • Christ
  • Crucifixion
  • Flagellation
  • Passion

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

In plate, bottom center of image: [Durer's monogram] 1505 Lower left of image: Albertus Durerus figuravit. Lower center: Cum Privil. Sac. Caes. M.; Iac. Matham Sculp. Joan. Goyuaerts excudit. 1615.

Provenance

February 1892, F. Meder. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Jacobus Matham; after Albrecht Dürer, The Bearing of the Cross and the Crucifixion, ca. 1615, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S764.