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Christ on the Mount of Olives, 16th century

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
  • Lambert Hopfer, German

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 6 3/4 × 5 3/8 inches (17.1 × 13.7 cm) Sheet: 7 1/2 × 6 1/8 inches (19.1 × 15.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S618

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Men
  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Passion cycles
  • Garden
  • Etching
  • Christ
  • Angel (spirit)
  • Apostles
  • Agony in the garden
  • Passion

Signed in plate, lower left: LH

Stamp in black, verso: Baron H. A. von Derschau (Lugt 2510) Stamps in black and brown, verso: Kupfer- stichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606 and 2922) Scripps stamp, verso, (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date, 1890, added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed in plate, center of right border decoration: DH Lower right corner: 187 In pencil, verso: [numeric notations]

Baron H. A. von Derschau (Nuremberg, Germany)

Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Lambert Hopfer; after Albrecht Dürer, Christ on the Mount of Olives, 16th century, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S618.