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Heinrich Aldegrever
The two elders stoned by the people (one from the set of four prints, The Story
engraving on paper
4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (11.4 x 8.1 cm);19 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (49.21 x 36.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
Lucas Van Leyden
Adam and Eve Bemoaning the Death of Abel; No. 6 from the Series of 6 Prints 'The
engraving on laid paper
6 ½ in x 4 ⅝ in (16.51 cm x 11.75 cm);19 ⅜ in x 14 ⅜ in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
Bartolommeo da Brescia
Lamentation
etching and engraving on paper
10 ⅝ in x 7 11/16 in (26.99 cm x 19.53 cm);19 7/16 in x 14 ⅜ in (49.37 cm x 36.51 cm)
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Giuseppe Scolari
The Dead Christ Supported by an Angel
woodcut on paper
18 ⅛ in x 12 3/16 in (46.04 cm x 30.96 cm);18 ⅛ in (46.04 cm);x 12 3/16 in x 30.96 cm
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Simone Cantarini
Mercury and Argus
etching on paper
10 3/10 in x 12 ⅛ in (26.19 cm x 30.8 cm);18 in x 22 ⅛ in (45.72 cm x 56.2 cm);10 ½ in x 12 3/10 in (26.67 cm x 31.27 cm)
Museum Purchase
A muscular figure surrounded by an aureole of light steps down from a plain rectangular tomb. Six soldiers, depicted in a variety of complex postures, recoil from the figure in shock.
Marten van Heemskerck
The Resurrection
etching on laid paper
8 3/8 x 5 9/16 in. (21.2 x 14.1 cm);19 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (49.2 x 36.5 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
This study of a male nude set within a niche combines a skilled portrayal of anatomy with a powerful evocation of movement and emotional intensity. Through the carefully rendered arms and swirling draperies the artist expands and animates the space around the figure, who seems to surge forward even as he turns his head back in a gesture of despair.

Study of a Male Nude with Floating Drapery
pen, brown ink and gray wash on laid paper
12 1/2 x 7.9 in. (31.59 x 20.16 cm);12 1/2 x 7.9 in. (31.59 x 20.16 cm);19 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. (48.89 x 36.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
Three grief-striken figures lament over the body of a dead man lying on the ground before them. One of these figures, a robed woman who clasps her hands in agony, leans forward to peer into the face of the dead man, who is rendered with dramatic foreshortening. To the left of this woman sits a long-haired man wiping his eyes while another woman with wild unkempt hair seated next to him raises her arms in abject sorrow. Three nails and a pair of vessels sit in the immediate foreground next to the artist's initials "HGB."
Hans Baldung Grien
The Lamentation
woodcut on paper
8 ¾ in x 6 in (22.23 cm x 15.24 cm);19 ⅜ in x 14 3/10 in (49.21 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
James Anderson
Hercules
albumen print on paper
7 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in (19.6 cm x 26 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);10 3/16 in x 7 13/16 in (25.9 cm x 19.9 cm);9 13/16 in x 7 13/16 in (24.9 cm x 19.9 cm)
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Hendrick Goltzius
Pietà (The Lamentation of the Virgin)
engraving on thick slightly textured cream laid paper
8 3/4 x 6 3/16 in. (22.2 x 15.7 cm);19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in. (48.9 x 36.2 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
A nude man seen from behind raises a staff to ward off the blow of a standing female figure, also with a staff. The woman's swing is directed to two seated figures at the lower left: a nude woman and a satyr. In the distance is an elaborate gated city and landscape.
Albrecht Dürer
Hercules
engraving on paper
12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (31.59 x 22.07 cm);22 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (56.2 x 46.04 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
At the center of this densely detailed print stands a male figure, nude except for a loincloth, with his hands tied behind him to a column. He is encircled by a crowd of figures, including three men who beat him with whips, switches, and fists. A fourth figure leers at him grotesquely, while another sits on the ground with his feet against the column and pulls the ropes holding their victim. Another figure, wearing elaborate armor, kneels in the foreground as he prepares his switches. Onlookers, some wearing elaborate turbans and robes inspired by Turkish clothing, stand behind the torturers. A crown of thorns sits in the lower right corner and a small dog appears in the center foreground next to the artist's initials.
Albrecht Dürer
The Flagellation (Large Passion Series)
woodcut on paper
15 3/10 in x 10 15/16 in (38.89 cm x 27.78 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 in (56.04 cm x 45.72 cm)
Museum Purchase

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