Man with a Torch and a Woman, Followed by a Fool

about 1508
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)147; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 147 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 147 (b)

Dimensions

Image: 11.8 x 8.7 cm (4 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Platemark: 11.9 x 8.8 cm (4 11/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Sheet: 12 x 8.8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.271

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, on the purse of the man with the torch, center: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's mark stamped in blue in: [Émile Galichon; Lugt 856]; MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 35768; in graphite: B 147; B. 147; M578.

Provenance

Émile Galichon (b. 1829 - d. 1875), Paris and Cannes. 1942, sold by Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. 1884 - d. 1984), Forest Hills, NY, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1942)

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis