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The Descent from the Cross, between 1521 and 1887

  • Dutch
  • Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish, 1494-1533

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 4 3/4 × 3 inches (12.1 × 7.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S710.11

Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, dated in plate, center bottom edge of image: [Leyden monogram (L)] 1521

November 1887, purchased from dealer (Lyons, France). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

See Bartsch VII 43-56 and Hollstein 43-56 for the Lucas van Leyden's after which this is copied.

Dutch; after Lucas van Leyden, The Descent from the Cross, between 1521 and 1887, etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S710.11.