Christ Carrying the Cross (from the Large Passion of Christ)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 149; Hollstein-Koreny 149; Geisberg 84; Bartsch 17

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 x 15 cm (8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M27720

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: I . M

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in black oval: H.H. [Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard; Lugt 1318]; in graphite: [?]; 959; 1861; 989 [r?]it; C1688

Provenance

Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard (b. 1883 - d. 1950; Lugt 1318), London and Cortington, Wiltshire. 1918, purchased by the MFA for $261 from P. & D. Colnaghi and Co. (dealers), London. (Accession Date: 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner