Saint Christopher

Copy Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), Copied after Master of the Housebook (Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet) (German or Netherlandish, active last quarter of the 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 328 (III); Hollstein-Koreny 328a ("Deceptive copy"); Geisberg 269 copy

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.6 x 10.8 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P2158

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

right of lower center: . I . M .

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in black: [?]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in graphite: B vol V pag 231 No 90; Israel v Meheln.; in red ink: W 8 [?]

Provenance

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