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Christ, Man of Sorrows, mocked by a soldier

Print
1496-1497 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

This print is one of a set of 12 woodcuts that tell the story of the Crucifixion and Passion of Christ. The German painter and printmaker Albrecht Dürer transformed the narrative and expressive potential of printmaking. His 'Large Passion' series is a vivid and animated rendering of the gospel story.

Durer produced the woodblocks for 'The Large Passion' between 1496 and 1510 and published them with text in 1511. This print formed the title page of the book.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Additional titleThe Large Passion (series title)
Materials and techniques
Woodcut on paper
Brief description
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528); 'Christ Crowned with Thorns and Seated', title page from the 'Large Passion' series; ca 1511; woodcut
Physical description
Black and white woodcut with printed text. Christ is depicted seated and crowned with thorns with a man kneeling beside him
Dimensions
  • Height: 39.7cm
  • Width: 28.6cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Miss G. E. Carthew
Subjects depicted
Summary
This print is one of a set of 12 woodcuts that tell the story of the Crucifixion and Passion of Christ. The German painter and printmaker Albrecht Dürer transformed the narrative and expressive potential of printmaking. His 'Large Passion' series is a vivid and animated rendering of the gospel story.



Durer produced the woodblocks for 'The Large Passion' between 1496 and 1510 and published them with text in 1511. This print formed the title page of the book.
Associated objects
Collection
Accession number
E.702-1940

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Record createdJune 15, 2005
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