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image of The Crucifixion with the Converted Centurion Lucas Cranach the Elder (artist)
German, 1472 - 1553
The Crucifixion with the Converted Centurion, 1536
oil on panel
overall: 50.8 x 34.6 cm (20 x 13 5/8 in.) framed: 67.6 x 51.7 x 5.3 cm (26 5/8 x 20 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1961.9.69
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From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 4 of 12

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lower right: 1536; below date, the artist's device, a serpent with folded wings; across top: VATER IN DEIN HET BEFIL ICH MEIN GAIST (Father, into thy hand I commend my spirit); at top of cross: I.N.R.I; center, below Christ's feet: WARLICH DIESER MENSCH IST GOTES SVN GEWEST (Truly, this man was the Son of God)

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