Albrecht Dürer 1471 – 1528

Seven Sorrows: Crucifixion

oil on panel (63 × 45 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. Jesus hangs on the cross, Mary Magdalene kneels at his feet. Next to her is a scull, a symbol to indicate that this is Golgotha, the Mount of Sculls. To the left are Mary and John the Evangelist.

  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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