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Saint Christopher Carrying the Infant Christ

about 1521
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 109; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 109, I(c)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.9 x 7.6 cm (4 5/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

P8791

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, on rock, lower left: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in black: H.J.B. [Henry James Brooke; Lugt 1324 and 1325]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; now faded MFA Harvey D. Parker stamp in purple, Lugt 1870, with accession number in ink: 8791; in graphite: 109; 109.3

Provenance

Henry James Brooke (b. 1771 - d. 1857), Clapham Rise (near London). Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, acquired by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund