Christ in Limbo (from the Passion of Christ Series)

1475–80
Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 019; Lehrs 29; Hollstein (German) 29

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.8 x 12 cm (6 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M26007

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: woman's head in profile with a star; verso, collector's stamp in black, in oval: O.A.O. [Count Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovky; Lugt 2005]; in ink: [?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 26007; in graphite: B.18.; a18606

Provenance

Count Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovsky (b. 1824 - d. 1896), St. Petersburg; April 26 and following days, 1881, his sale, Berlin, Amsler & Ruthardt; Kennedy & Co. (New York); General Brayton Ives (b. 1840 - d. 1914); April 12-14, 1915, his sale, New York, lot 809; F. Keppel & Co. (dealers, New York); May 1915, purchased from them by the MFA.

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund