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The Ascension from a set of The Passion

Artist:
Design based on a woodcut by Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg) , from the Small Passion
Maker:
Unidentified Weaver's Mark (ICM)
Artist:
and Unidentified Weaver's Mark (AR)
Date:
1592
Culture:
German, Alsace, possibly Strasbourg
Medium:
Wool, silk, metal thread (20 warp threads per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
39 1/4 x 29 3/4 in. (99.7 x 75.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911
Accession Number:
11.148.1
Not on view
Signature: At upper left below banderole: monogram I C M; in banderole at left: monogram A R

Inscription: Inscribed in bandeole at top: Wie Christüs aüffür gen Himmel Inn/ einer wolckenn. Marci am xvi capitel. 1592 [trans.: How Christ rises to Heaven on a cloud. Mark in the 16th chapter. 1592]
possibly from the Convent of Masevaux, near Mulhouse ; possibly in the collection of Schneider , a cathedral cleric in Mulhouse ; Müller-Schirmer (1895) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1911; to MMA)
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