Requires Photography

Mohammed and the Monk Sergius

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)126; Hollstein 126, I/II; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 126 (Ic)

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.9 x 22 cm (11 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8799

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left, on sheet of paper: L; and dated in plate, lower left: 1508

Markings

Watermark: hand with star above; verso, MFA stamp in violet ink, with accession number in black ink: 8799; in graphite: B 126/Volbehr 135.; L. v. Leyden./The murdered Monk Sergius and Mahomet.

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, acquired by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund