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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Christ in Limbo from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1512
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 5/8 in x 2 15/16 in; 11.7475 cm x 7.46125 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. r. (printed within image): AD ; DATE: recto, upp. ctr. (printed, within image): 1512 ; INSCRIPTIONS: verso, upp. l. (pencil): MEDER C ; verso, upp. r. (pencil): Mly[?] ; verso, ctr. (pencil and stamp): [two points with rounded bottom] 68 [in center of stamp in pencil] ; verso, lwr. l. (stamp, black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4n
Credit Line:Anonymous Loan
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Bound in book with total of 16 engravings of scenes from the passion. Bound by the owner in handcrafted paper. Adam and Eve stand beneath an archway on which sits a demon/monster. Holding a staff, Christ stoops to grab the wrist of one of several figures in a pit below him.

Tags:
Christianity; demons; deaths

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