late 15th century
Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)
Bartsch 107; Lehrs 106; Hollstein (German) 106
Sheet: 30.9 x 21.5 cm (12 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Signed in plate, lower center: M + S
Watermark: woman's head facing left; verso, Berlin Kupferstichkabinett stamp in black ink [Lugt 1609, but without the lettering in the margin]; rectangular Berlin Kupferstichkabinett duplicate stamp in brown ink [Lugt 234] with notation in ink: A.86; in graphite: C.686.pfua.es.
Hippolyte Destailleur (b. 1822 - d. 1893), Paris; 1879, possibly his sale through Thibaudeau, London, to the Berlin Kupferstichkabinett; 1886, sold as a duplicate. Count Gregor Sergeievitch Stroganoff (b. 1829 - d. 1910), Rome; May 25-29, 1914, his sale, Amstel & Ruthardt, Berlin. 1921, sale, Gutekunst & Klipstein, Bern, lot 5. January 1, 1932, purchased by the MFA.
Frederick Brown Fund