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Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

1516
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 113 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 113, I(b)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.4 × 13.4 cm (6 1/16 × 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P8794

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper left: 1516; lower left, on rock: L

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red ink: [cross with an asterik star underneath; Lugt 2909]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Harvey D. Parker stamp, with accession number in ink: 8794; in graphite: B113; 36/; CNloss/Pat 1875 [?]; and other marks in graphite

Provenance

Unidentified collector [Lugt 2909]. 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