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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Christ Crowned with Thorns from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1512
Place Made:Germany; Nuremberg
Measurements:mount: 8 3/16 in x 7 1/8 in; 20.79625 cm x 18.0975 cm; sheet: 4 9/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 11.58875 cm x 7.3025 cm
Narrative Inscription:  DATE: recto, upp. l. (printed, within image): 1512 ; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. l. (printed, within image): AD ; INSCRIPTION: verso, upp. r. (pencil): My[?] ; verso, lwr. l. (stamp, black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto] ; verso, lwr. l. (pencil): CdeBg ; verso, lwr. ctr. (pencil and stamp): [two points with rounded bottom] 68 [in center of stamp in pencil]
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4g
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. Jesus sits to the right on a thrown holding a reed in his proper right hand. A crown of thorns is pushed onto his head while others mock him.


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