Portrait of the Artist and His Wife Ida

Israhel van Meckenem and His Wife Ida

c. 1490
Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 001; Geisberg 1; Lehrs 1 (II/III); Koreny (Hollstein) 1 (IV/IV)

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 17.6 cm (5 1/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M28128

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, in lower margin: Figuracio . facierum . Israhelis . et . Ide . eius . uxoris . . I V M .

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite: C3186; 44

Provenance

March, 1920, purchased from Colnaghi (dealer), London, for £100, by the MFA. (Accession Date: March, 1920)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund