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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Man of Sorrows by the Column from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1509
Place Made:Germany; Nuremberg
Measurements:mount: 8 1/16 in x 7 1/8 in; 20.47875 cm x 18.0975 cm; sheet: 4 11/16 in x 2 15/16 in; 11.90625 cm x 7.46125 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM/DATE: recto, upp. l. (printed, within image): 1509 / AD ; INSCRIPTIONS: verso, upp. r. (pencil): 77 ; verso, center left (stamp, brown ink and pencil): [two points with rounded bottom] 68 [in center of stamp in pencil] ; verso, lwr. ctr. (pencil): C2eBH03 ; verso, lwr. l. (stamp, black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto] ; verso, lwr. r. (pencil): Ml[ill.]
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4a
Credit Line:Anonymous Loan
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Bound in book with total of 16 engravings of scenes from the passion. Bound by the owner in handcrafted paper. Christ stands beside a column with a rope tied around it. His arms are crossed over his chest and in his proper right hand he hold a scourge and in the proper left a birch. The wound in his side bleeds. Standing below the platform to the left is the Virgin and St. John. Outside of an arched window in the distance can be scene the hill with the three crosses.

Christianity; virgins; saints

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