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The Descent from the Cross, between 1509 and 1511

  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 5 × 3 7/8 inches (12.7 × 9.8 cm) Sheet: 5 3/8 × 4 1/4 inches (13.7 × 10.8 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Comstock

44.314

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • People
  • Religion
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Woodcut (print)
  • Cross (object)
  • Christ
  • Deposition

Signed on block, lower left: [monogram]

1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Dodgson, C. Albrecht Durer. New York, 1967, no. 86.

Albrecht Dürer, The Descent from the Cross, between 1509 and 1511, woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Comstock, 44.314.