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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Betrayal of Christ from the series Engraved Passion
Date Made:1508
Place Made:Germany; Nuremberg
Measurements:mount: 8 1/16 in x 7 1/8 in; 20.47875 cm x 18.0975 cm; Sheet: 4 9/16 in x 2 15/16 in; 11.58875 cm x 7.46125 cm
Narrative Inscription:  MONOGRAM/DATE: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed, within image): 1508 AD ; INSCRIPTIONS: verso, upp. l. (pencil): HIGH CROWN, M20 / MEDER ; verso, ctr. l. (stamp and pencil): [two points with rounded bottom] 68 [in center of stamp in pencil] ; verso, lwr. l. (pencil): CdeBH05 ; verso, lwr. l. (stamp with black ink): [crown] / CGA [stamp of Conte G. Archinto] ; verso, lwr. r. (pencil): Ml[ill.] ;
Accession Number:  MH 2002.L4c
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. Judas kisses Jesus as a a soldier standing behind him holds a rope over his head. In front of them and to the left St. Peter lifts his sword to cut off the ear of the servant on the ground before him.

Christianity; swords; saints; ropes

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