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Lamech and Cain

1524
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 014; Hollstein 14; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 14, I(c)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.5 x 7.4 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8724

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper left: 1524/L [in reverse]

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite: Lamech & Cain; B14.; Volbehr 13; L.V. Leyden; Orig.; Lamech & Cain/No. 14. VII Pag. 345; MFA Parker stamp in purple [Lugt 1870], with accession number in ink: 8724

Provenance

Probably 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