The Lamentation of Christ

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German (1471 - 1528)
The Lamentation of Christ, 1521
16th century
Brown ink on white antique laid paper
actual: 29 x 21 cm (11 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
, 1965.339
signed: brown ink, u.r.: 1521 / AD [monogram]
Baron D. Vivant-Denon, Paris. Possibly
Thomas Lawrence.
Pierre Defer and Henri Dumesnil, Paris (L. 739), sold in Paris, 1900. Sale, May 10-12, 1900, lot 38.
Leboeuf de Montgermont collection, sold at Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1919. Sale, June 16-19, 1919, "L[eboeuf] de M[ontgermont]," lot 232.
Féral, to Paul J. Sachs.
Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1940), no. 377, fig. 192

Agnes Mongan, Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] : given and bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, exh. cat., Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1965), cat. no. 11, repr.

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 144, repr.

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 261, p. 224, repr.

Edward Saywell, "Guide to Drawing Terms and Techniques", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 30-39, pp. 32-33 under "Hatching"

Jordan Kantor, Dürer's Passions, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2000), cat. no. 92, repr.

Johann Kräftner, ed., Rubens in Vienna: The Masterpieces, exh. cat., ed. Johann Kräftner Christian Brandstätter Verlag/Liechtenstein Museum (Vienna, 2004), under cat. no. 17, fig. 1 (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 67, repr.

Exhibition History
Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] Given and Bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/15/1965 - 01/15/1966, 11; Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 12/19/1966 - 02/26/1967, 11
Northern Renaissance Art: Selected Works, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/28/1984 - 04/08/1984
Dürer's Passions, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/09/2000 - 12/03/2000, 92
Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) HAA252k The Age of Durer, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/13/2008 - 02/06/2009