Requires Photography

Christ in Limbo (from The Passion series, plate 13 of 14)

1521
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 055; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 55, I/II; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 55, I(b)/II

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.8 × 7.6 cm (4 5/8 × 3 in.)

Accession Number

P8752

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on wall upper right: L; upper left: 1521

Markings

No watermark; in red pencil: 55; in graphite: orig; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; completely faded MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 8752; in blue pencil: [?]

Provenance

Henry Foster 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