Saint Anthony and a Devil

Saint Anthony with a Devil

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 316 (I); Hollstein-Koreny 316 (I); Geisberg 260; Bartsch 85

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.4 x 7.3 cm (4 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P2157

Medium or Technique

Engraving with hand-coloring

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

lower left: . I .; lower right: . M

Markings

verso, in ink: F Rechberger 1799 [Lugt 2133]; H F Sewall N.Y.C 1852; in graphite: 665

Provenance

probably Comte Moriz von Fries (b. 1777 - d. 1826) [Lugt 2903: conservator F. Rechberger's signature is found on many of the sheets from von Fries' collection]; 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