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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Christ in Limbo from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1512
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

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.

Christianity; demons; deaths

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