Philip Melanchthon

A work made of woodcut in black with letterpress on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of woodcut in black with letterpress on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1562

Artist:

Lucas Cranach, the Younger (German, 1515-1586)
block cut by Jakob Lucius (German, c. 1530-1597)

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Artist

Lucas Cranach, II

Title

Philip Melanchthon

Origin

Germany

Date

1561

Medium

Woodcut in black with letterpress on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Insribed, in letterpress recto, upper center above block, "EFFIGIES REVERENDI VIRI, D. PHI-/ LIPPI MELANTHONIS, EXPRESSA VVITERB-/ GAE, ANNO M. D. LXII."; signed and dated lower right recto in image, "1561 [serpent]"; woodcutter mark near right foot

Dimensions

265 x 150 mm (sheet, trimmed within block)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard F. Rogers, Sr.

Reference Number

1935.114

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