Mars and Venus, Accompanied by Cupid

1530
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 137; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 137 (I/IV); Filedt Kok ( New Hollstein) 137 (Ib/III)

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.7 x 24.3 cm (7 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 18.9 x 24.5 cm (7 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.407

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper right: 1530/L

Markings

Watermark: shield with [?]; verso, collector's stamp in blue ink: CJR [Charles J. Rosenbloom; Lugt 633b); Kennedy stock number, in graphite: a688740 [+o?]; in graphite: M4509-; 49x; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 1983./409; in graphite: MDou[?]

Provenance

Charles Jacob Rosenbloom (b. 1889 - d. 1973), Pittsburg; Lucien Goldschmidt (b. 1912 - d. 1992), New York; November 9, 1983, purchased from him by the MFA.

Credit Line

Curator's Discretionary Fund