Artist German
Artist after Hans Baldung Grien, German, 1484-1545
  • Christ on the Cross (recto), Studies of Heads and a Standing Figure (verso)
Date between 1505 and 1507
Medium pen and brown ink (recto), pen and brown and black ink (verso) on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 3/8 × 8 inches (28.9 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund
Accession Number 50.73
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on recto at left near Christ's side: [indecipherable fragment of name or word]
unknown dealer, possibly Italy.
unknown dealer, possibly London, England.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. (London, England);
1950-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Newberry, John S. Jr. "A Drawing by Hans Baldung Grien." Bulletin of the DIA 30, 3-4 (1950-51): pp. 59-60 [as HBG].

Uhr, H. German Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1987, pp. 16-17, no. 1 (ill.).

Dunbar, Burton, L., Robert Munman, and Edward Olszewski, ed. A Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections. Sixteenth-Century Northern European Drawings. Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2012, pp. 132-133, cat. 81 (ill.).