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The Temptation of St. Anthony
  • Lucas Cranach the elder
    1472–1553
    born: Kronach, Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg (present-day Germany) ; died: Weimar, Electorate of Saxony (present-day Germany)
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony, circa 1500
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 406 x 279 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0074
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Male figure (identified as Saint Anthony) in the sky, fighting with demons. Below landscape with castle and other buildings, large tree all along right edge.