Requires Photography

Ornament with Two Sphinxes and a Winged Man

1528
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 162; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 162 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 162 (b)

Dimensions

Image: 7.5 x 11.6 cm (2 15/16 x 4 9/16 in.) Platemark: 8.1 x 12 cm (3 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Sheet: 7.5 x 11.6 cm (2 15/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8828

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on sphere lower center: 1528/L

Markings

No watermark; verso, 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: 8828; C -; 162

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