The Head Of Christ Crowned With Thorns
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.238
People
Hans Sebald Beham, German (Nuremberg 1500 - 1550 Frankfurt am Main)
Title
The Head of Christ Crowned with Thorns
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1520
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut on cream antique laid paper mounted on 18th Century (?) blue album sheet
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
sheet: 51.5 x 34 cm (20 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.)
mount: 53 x 45.5 cm (20 7/8 x 17 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • monogram: Durer
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
IIa
Standard Reference Number
P.829, G. 722, H. page 184
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Fund for the Acquisition of Prints Older than 150 Years
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.238
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted