Requires Photography

Potiphar's Wife Accusing Joseph (from the series The Story of Joseph, plate 3 of 5)

1512
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 021; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 2,1 I/II; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 21, I (b)/III

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.4 × 16.1 cm (4 7/8 × 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8730

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper center: L/1512

Markings

Watermark: gothic P with quatrefoil; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Parker Collection stamp, in purple (Lugt 1870), now faded, with accession number in ink: 8730; in graphite: [?]

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