Saint Bartholomew (from an Apostles series)

Master W [with the Key] (Netherlandish, 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 057; Lehrs 14 (II); Hollstein 14

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.3 x 10.5 cm (7 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M27579

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, on the blade of the knife: [moon and cross]

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: W [+]

Markings

Verso: MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 27579

Provenance

Probably purchased by Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to his heirs, including Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke and 11th Earl of Montgomery (b. 1853 - d. 1913); July 5-10, 1917, Wilton House Sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 17; October, 1917, gift of Paul J. Sachs (b. 1878 - d. 1965), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs