David Severing Goliath's Head, from The Story of David and Saul (7)

about 1556
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, 1498–1574), Unknown engraver


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein 100

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.4 x 24.8 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Sheet: 26.5 x 34.6 cm (10 7/16 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.384.7

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

7. One line Latin inscription; undecipherable old inscription in pen and ink

Provenance

June 7, 1996, anonymous sale, Galerie Gerda Bassenge, Berlin, lot 5205, to Hill-Stone Gallery, New York; 2011, sold by Hill-Stone to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Lesley Hill and Alan Stone in memory of David P. Becker