Saint Bartholomew (from a series with the Saviour, Mary, and the Apostles)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 285; Hollstein-Koreny 285; Geisberg 196; Bartsch 71

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.4 x 9.6 cm (7 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.1383

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate on the knife held by the saint: b

Signed

lower center: . I V M .

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red circle: Albertina duplicate

Provenance

Albertina duplicate; 1925, sold at auction in Leipzig to Colnaghi (dealer); December, 1925, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund