Lamech and Cain

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 014; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 14; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 14, I(b)/I

Dimensions

Platemark: 11.5 x 7.5 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M28417

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, collector's stamp in black ink: P. Davidsohn [Lugt 654]; in graphite: B 14; B14; c6979

Provenance

Paul Davidsohn (b. 1839 - d. 1924?), London, Vienna, and Berlin; November 22-26, 1920, his sale, C. G. Boerner, Leipzig, to P. & D. Colnaghi (dealer), London; January, 1921, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund