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Abraham and the Three Angels

about 1513
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 015; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 15;Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 15, I(a)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.7 × 13.9 cm (6 15/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P8725

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, center right, on rock: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite, small sketch of a head of a young man wearing a 16th century, Netherlandish style hat (not by Lucas van Leyden); in graphite: 16847[underlined]/m. zz; 9784; . 15.; i.i._; 13; in ink, MFA Parker number (but no MFA Parker stamp): 8725; collectors stamp in black ink: KE Liphardt [Karl Eduard von Liphart, Lugt 1697; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Karl Eduard von Liphart, (b. 1808 - d. 1891), Dorpat, Bonn, and Florence; Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund