Ensign, Drummer and Piper

1543
Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 198; Pauli 201, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.1 x 4.8 cm (2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1206.135

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Standard-bearer, Drummer, and Fifer

Inscription

Engraved; u.c.: WV HVN HINAVS. DER KRIEG HAT EIN LOCH (What now? There is a break in the war.)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 13, 2017)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund