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Christ Nailed to the Cross
  • Albrecht Altdorfer
    circa 1480–1538
    born: Regensburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Regensburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
  • Christ Nailed to the Cross, circa 1513
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 72 x 48 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 72 x 48 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0366
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Description

Christ is shown being nailed to he cross in foreground. His head is facing viewer. His body is drastically foreshortened.