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Pallas Athena (Minerva)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)139; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 139 (II of II); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 139 (II of II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 11.9 x 7.7 cm (4 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Sheet: 12 x 7.9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8813

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; completely faded MFA Parker stamp [Lugt 1868] in purple ink with accession number in black ink: 8813; in graphite: Minerva; 621; [?] 2752; 139; Lucas; [and other marks, not deciphered]

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