Saint Anthony and a Devil

Saint Anthony with a Demon

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


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.4 x 9.4 cm (4 7/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2156

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate upper left: . Anthonius . ; upper right: . sanctus .

Signed

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

Markings

verso, in ink: H F Sewall New York 1852 [Lugt 1309]; Robert Balmanno FSA London 1828 [Lugt 213]; G Storck a Milan 1797. [Lugt 2318]; Gu. No. 2915; in graphite: 665

Provenance

Giuseppe Storck (b. 1766 - d. 1836), Milan; Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. about 1863), London; 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