Christ Crowned with Thorns (from the Round Passion series, sixth of nine plates)

1509
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 062; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 62, only state; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 62a

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.5 x 29.7 cm (11 5/8 x 11 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10898.6

Medium or Technique

Engraving from two plates (roundel within a circular ornamental border)r

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

dated in border plate, upper center, in banderole: 1509

Signed

on sheet of paper, lower center: L

Markings

Watermark: serpent with crown on the head [difficult to see]; verso, MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with old accession number in graphite [though incorrect]: 28820 9/9

Provenance

December 1921, acquired by the MFA from Gutekunst-Klipstein (dealers), Bern, Switzerland, through the gift of George Peabody Gardner (b. 1855 - d. 1939), Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner