Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, Slaying of Abel, 1483

  • German
  • Anton Koberger, German

Woodcut printed in black ink, colored by hand on laid paper

  • Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 1/8 inches (37.8 × 25.7 cm)

Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass

45.86.B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Hand coloring
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Woodcut (print)
  • Sacrifice

Inscribed, in German, on block, above image Inscribed, upper right: .VI. [page number]

purchased by Lillian Henkel Haas [1879-1960] (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA); 1945-present, given 1945 to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

German, Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, Slaying of Abel, 1483, woodcut printed in black ink, colored by hand on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass, 45.86.B.