Artist Master of the Freising Visitation, German, active about 1450-1500
Title
  • The Crucifixion
Date between 1470 and 1480
Medium oil on wood panel
Dimensions Image (Panel): 74 1/2 × 41 inches (189.2 × 104.1 cm)
Framed: 89 1/2 × 56 1/8 × 5 3/4 inches (227.3 × 142.6 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ralph Harman Booth
Accession Number 22.146
Department European Painting
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W251, Level 2 (see map)
Ralph Harman Booth [1876-1931];
1922-present-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Heil, W., Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 1930, cat. 138 (ill.). (as Master of the Augsburg Visitation).

Tietze, H. Meisterwerke europäische Malerei in Amerika. Vienna, 1935, p. 197.

Kuhn, C.L. A Catalogue of German Paintings of the Middle Ages and Renaissance in American Collections. Cambridge, MA,1936, p. 61, no. 243, pl. 47.

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Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 85, no. 138. [as Master of the Augsburg Visitation.]

Stange, A. Deutsche Malerei der Gotik, vol. 10: Salzburg, Bayern und Tirol in der Zeit von 1400 bis 1500. Munich and Berlin, 1960, p. 122 (fig. 197).

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