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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Agony in the Garden from the series Large Passion
Date Made:ca. 1497
Materials:Woodcut, hand-colored with watercolor and gilding
Place Made:Europe; Germany; Bavaria; Nuremberg
Measurements:mat: 19 3/4 in x 16 in; 50.165 cm x 40.64 cm; sheet: 15 5/16 in x 11 1/8 in; 38.89375 cm x 28.2575 cm; image: 15 7/16 in x 11 in; 39.21125 cm x 27.94 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: verso, lwr. l. (stamp, brown ink): V.M. [with rectangular outline] ; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. ctr. (printed w/in image): AD
Accession Number:  MH 1962.18.N.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. M. W. Thompson
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

In upper left corner an angel holds a chalice out to Christ who kneels in the center. Three disciples sleep in the foreground. In right middle ground a group of soldiers comes through a gate led by Judas.

Christianity; biblical; angels

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