Cain Killing Abel

1524
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Intaglio) 013; Hollstein13, I (III);Filedt Kok (Holstein) 13, a; V. 12; D. 13; O. 142

Dimensions

Platemark: 11.6 x 7.5 cm (4 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M28416

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on tablet, lower left: 1524/L [in reverse]

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in purple: PG (Peter Gellatly, Lugt 1185); in ink: P.G.; collector's stamp in brown ink (blurry): P. Davidsohn [Lugt 654]; in graphite: B. 13; Bartsch 13; MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 2846/6978

Provenance

Peter Gellatly, (b. 1831 - d. 1912), Essex and London; Paul Davidsohn (born 1839, London and Berlin, Lugt 654); his sale Leipzig, C. G. Boerner, CXXX, 22-26 November 1920, lot 1048; to P. & D. Colnaghi (London); from whom purchased by MFA, 1921.

Credit Line

Hariet Otis Croft Fund