Current Inventory by Lucas Cranach

The Temptation of St. Anthony, 1506

Artist: Lucas Cranach

  Lukas Cranach the Elder ca. 1472 Kronach – Weimar 1553 Die Versuchung des heiligen Antonius – The Temptation of St. Anthony 1506 woodcut; 406 x 271 mm (15 15/16 x 10 5/8 inches) Bartsch 56; Geisberg 593; Hollstein 76 second (final) state; cat. Basel, p. 542, no. 398 watermark bull’s head A fine and early impression; some very skillful retouches, mainly along the edges of the sheet, otherwise in very good overall condition; trimmed on the borderline all round. Early impressions of this woodcut are, as so often with Cranach’s prints, very rare. Only two impressions are known of […]

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