Saint Andrew (from the Apostles series)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 035; Lehrs 43; Hollstein (German) 43

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.8 x 4.3 cm (3 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2063

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in black ink: [crown] PAAR [ Prince Karl de Paar; Lugt 2009]; collector's stamp in blue ink: [coat-of-arms] CABINET/LOUIS GALICHON [in scroll; Lugt 1061]; collector's stamp in black ink, in oval: GALICHON [Emile Galichon; Lugt 1058]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Prince Karl de Paar (b. 1772 - d. 1819), Vienna. Emile Galichon (b. 1829 - d. 1875), Paris; March 4-9, 1895, Galichon sale, Danlos, Paris, lot 1060 (all 12 engravings in the Apostles series). Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund