Christ in Gethsemane (from the Round Passion series, first of nine plates)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 057; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 57 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 57 (a)

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.4 x 29.6 cm (11 9/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10898.1

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

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

Signed

on tablet, lower center: L

Markings

watermark: serpent with crown on the head; verso, in ink, in old hand: [not deciphered]; in graphite: /2340; MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with old accession number in graphite: 28820 9/1

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