Christ Blessing

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 068; Lehrs 32; Hollstein (German) 32

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.3 x 5.9 cm (3 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2082

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp, in black ink, in rectangle: A.F.D. [Ambroise Firmin-Didot; Lugt 119]; collector's stamp in blue ink: [coat of arms] CABINET LOUIS GALICHON [in scroll; Lugt 1060]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 2082; in graphite: 68

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790 - d. 1876), Paris; Louis Galichon (b. 1829 - d. 1893), Paris; March 4-9, 1895, his sale, Danlos (dealer), Paris, lot 1071; Henry F. 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