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Christ Carrying the Cross 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 (AR)
Maker:
and Unidentified Weaver's Mark (ICM)
Date:
1598
Culture:
German, Alsace, possibly Strasbourg
Medium:
Wool, silk, metal thread (20 warp threads per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
39 1/2 x 29 3/4 in. (100.3 x 75.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911
Accession Number:
11.148.5
Not on view
Signature: Foreground, center: monogram A R and monogram I C M

Inscription: On banderole at top: Christus tregt sein creütz aus Jerusalem, an berg / Calvarie zu creützigen aussgefürt. Math: xxvii/ [trans.: Christ carries his cross from Jerusalem to the hill of Calvary to be crucified. Matthew 27.]; below banderole: 1598
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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