Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Man of Sorrows between Mary and John,

Alternative title(s): Christ as Man of Sorrows with the Madonna and St. John

Engraving on paper shaped to the arched top

Second state

Print impression quality: very good

Signed in plate: monogram

Watermark: Gothic P

Edition: Rare; only about 30 impressions are known, in two states. There are three other known impressions in U.S. public collections.

Accession number: 1952.D1.8

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1952

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Firmin-Didot (Lugt 119); Juan Jorge Peoli (Lugt 2020)

Bibliography: Bartsch 69; Lehrs no. 34; L.V. 173.34; per catalog (forthcoming as of February 2013) for Cummer Museum exhibition to which this DAC impression was lent, title updated from prior DAC “Christ as Man of Sorrows with the Madonna and St. John” to “Man of Sorrows between Mary and John,” and date revised from ca. 1470 to ca. 1470–1475 (per Kemperdick, work in Till-Holger Borchert, and other recent work).

Work Type: print

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