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Lucas van Leyden (?)

17th century
Unidentified artist, Netherlandish (?), 17th century (Netherlandish (?)), Formerly attributed to Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533), Design attributed to Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 173; Hollstein 173; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 3 [in the style of Lucas van Leyden]

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.5 x 14.2 cm (6 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.) Sheet: 17.5 x 13.9 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P8837

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower margin: Effigies Luca Leidensis propria manu incidere [the margin with inscription for this impression was cut off, at an unknown date, and is now rejoined to the image]

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, center left (falsely): 15L25

Markings

Watermark: crown with cross and letter below [not identified]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; completely faded Parker Collection stamp with accession number in black ink: 8837

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