A Foolish Virgin in Half-Length

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 087; Lehrs 86; Hollstein (German) 86

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 10.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.716

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S [S in reverse]

Markings

Verso, in ink: [Baron Charles Marochetti; Lugt 392]; collector's stamp in black oval: A.F.D. [Ambroise Firmin-Didot; Lugt 119]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 30370; in graphite: 87

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790 - d. 1876), Paris; Baron Charles Marochetti (b. 1805 -d. 1867), Paris and London; William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; October, 1926, his gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen