Requires Photography

Guarding the Powder Kegs

1520–50
Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 197, reverse copy after; Pauli 200b

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.9 x 4.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1206.134

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Reverse copy

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