Artist Lucas Cranach the Elder, German, 1472-1553
  • Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date 1506
Medium woodcut printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed to image edge): 15 7/8 × 10 5/8 inches (40.3 × 27 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S336
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, and dated on block, lower left: [artist's monogram, with each digit of the year, 1506 at each corner]
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: A. Firmin-Didot (Lugt 119)
Stamp, in purple, verso: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)
A. Firmin-Didot (Paris, France);
May 1894, Juan Jorge Peoli (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Luttikhuizen, Henry, ed. Stirring the World: Germany Printmaking in the Age of Luther. Exh. cat., Center Art Gallery, Calvin College. Grand Rapids, 2017, pp. 10 (ill.), 108-109 (pl. 25).