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Joseph Relating His Dreams to Jacob (from the series The Story of Joseph, plate 1 of 5)

1512
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 019; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 19, I/II; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 19, I (b)/III

Dimensions

Image: 12.6 × 16.7 cm (4 15/16 × 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 12.8 × 16.9 cm (5 1/16 × 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8728

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on tablet above the door: L 1512

Markings

Watermark: Gothic P with flower; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Parker Collection stamp in purple ink (Lugt 1870), now faded, with accession number in ink: 8728; in graphite: B; L. V. Leyden B. 19

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