Requires Photography

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; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 137

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.7 x 24.3 cm (7 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 19.5 x 25.6 cm (7 11/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8811

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

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; in graphite: B. P. 9.[?] 137; 1045b [crossed out in red] iff[?]

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