- Museum number
Cain killing Abel with a jawbone; two naked men fighting in a landscape with a gnarled tree at right
Watermark: a bull's head with cross above (cf Briquet 14510-14511)
- Production date
- 1525 (circa)
Height: 305 millimetres
Width: 226 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This woodcut was possibly cut by the same woodcutter as Jan Swart's 'St John or St Philip preaching', see 1909,0729.7.
Literature: E.S. Jacobowitz and S.L. Stepanek, 'Lucas van Leyden and his contemporaries', National Gallery of Art, Washington, exh.cat., 1983, cat.no.124; Maryan W. Ainsworth (ed.), 'Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance. The Complete Works', New York-New Haven-London, 2010, cat.no.117 and p.111.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010/11 Oct-Jan, New York, Met Mus of Art, Jan Gossaert's Renaissance
2011 Feb-May, London, National Gallery, Jan Gossaert's Renaissance
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Inscribed on verso, in pencil: "1813 / Amsterdam / 7".
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number