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The Elevation of the Cross from a set of The Passion

Artist:
Design based on woodcuts by Hans Wechtlin (German, Strasbourg ca. 1480/85–after 1526)
Artist:
Ulrich Pinder (German, active 1493–before 1519) in "Speculum passionis domini nostri..." (1507)
Artist:
and published by Johannes Schott (active Strasbourg) in "Das Leben Jesu Christi..." (1508)
Maker:
Unidentified Weaver's Mark (AR)
Maker:
Unidentified Weaver's Mark (ICM)
Date:
1600
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:
11.148.6
Not on view
Signature: Far left and far right in banderole: monogram A R and monogram I C M

Inscription: On banderole at top: Christus würt am creutz auffgericht. 1600. Johannis xix. [trans.: Christ is raised up on the cross. John 19.]
possibly from the Convent of Masevaux, near Mulhouse ; Schneider , a cathedral cleric, in Mulhouse ; Müller-Schirmer (in 1895) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (in 1911; to MMA)
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