The Rich Man and Lazarus by Jorg Breu the Younger

A contemporary copy of an original (dated 1535) only known by an impression already the British Museum.

Details

Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
35 x 50 cm
Acquired in:
1910
Presented by:
Campbell Dodgson through The Art Fund

This woodcut was donated by Campbell Dodgson, who presented 10 works on paper to the British Museum through the Art Fund between 1907 and 1928 and bequeathed a large collection of etchings by William Strang in 1952.

Provenance

Formerly in the Lanna Collection, sold in 1909.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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