Requires Photography

Saint Jerome in his Study

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)114 (only state); Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 114; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 114 (Ib)

Dimensions

Image: 9.9 x 14.8 cm (3 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.) Sheet: 10 x 14.9 cm (3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8795

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on plaque hanging on the side of the desk: 1521/L

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Date Acquired: October 21, 1897)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund