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Knight, Death, and the Devil

Thought to be by Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615), After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1192; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1484 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 18.6 cm (9 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6946

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper left: Æ.15; dated on tablet, lower right: 1564; [below the date is the Dürer monogram, which is probably in ink]

Signed

not signed

Markings

watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in blue: BB [Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock; Lugt 345]; collector's stamp in black, in palette: JBJ [Rev. J. Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6946

Provenance

Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (Vienna and Frankfurt; sale Frankfurt, 18700; Rev. J. Burleigh James (mid 19th century, Knowbury Park, England; sale 1877, London, Sothebys); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund