Requires Photography

David Playing the Harp before Saul

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 027; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 27, I/III; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 27, I(a)/III

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.3 × 18.3 cm (9 15/16 × 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8732

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: L [in reverse]

Markings

Watermark: gothic P with quatrefoil; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Parker Collection stamp, in purple (Lugt 1870), now faded and traced in graphite, with accession number in ink: 8732; MFA duplicate stamp, with letters in graphite: HPR; in graphite: -/20

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