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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Agony in the Garden from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1508
Type:Print
Materials:Engraving
Place Made:Germany; Nuremberg
Measurements:mount: 8 1/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 18.0975 cm; sheet: 4 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 11.43 cm x 7.3025 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM/DATE: recto, lwr. r. (printed within image): 1508 / AD ; INSCRIPTIONS: verso, l. ctr. (stamp and pencil): [two points with rounded bottom] 68 [in center of stamp in pencil] ; verso, lwr. ctr. (pencil): no. 4 ; verso, lwr. l. (stamp with black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto] ; verso, lwr. l. (pencil): N=1; 4 ; verso, lwr. r. (pencil): Ml[ill.]
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4b
Credit Line:Anonymous Loan
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Bound book of 16 engravings of scenes from the passion. Bound by the owner in handcrafted paper. In the bottom half of the image three of the apostles sleep. Just above them Christ kneels with hands held in the air looking at an angel holding a cross in the upper left. Behind Christ along right edge in far distance can be scene people exiting through the city gates.

Tags:
Christianity; angels; crosses; apostles

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