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Abraham and the Three Angels

Artist:
Circle of Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Wolfgang Krodel the Elder (German, active 1528–1560 Schneeberg/Erzgebirge)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Lucas Cranach the Younger (German, Wittenberg 1515–1586 Wittenberg)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash; framing line in pen and brown ink, probably by the artist
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 15/16 x 4 in. (12.6 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jeffrey L. Berenson Gift and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.265
Not on view
Inscription: At center, inscribed "Wolfgang Krodel" in graphite (20th-century handwriting); at lower left, inscribed "Cranach" in graphite (20th-century handwriting).
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2012–July 19, 2012.

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