Albrecht Dürer 1471 – 1528

Seven Sorrows: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

oil on panel (62 × 46 cm) — 1495-1496 Museum Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden

Albrecht Dürer biography

This work is linked to Luke 23:33

Part of Dürer's series on The Seven Sorrows of Mary. Mary and John watch from a group as Jesus is nailed to the cross. The man in the foreground uses an auger to prepare the nailing.

  1. Circumcision
  2. Flight into Egypt
  3. Among the Doctors
  4. Carrying the Cross
  5. Crucifixion
  6. On the Cross
  7. Lamentation

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