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Saint Joachim Embracing Saint Anna

The Meeting of Anna and Joachim at the Golden Gate

1520
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 034; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 34, I(a)/I

Dimensions

Image: 10.6 x 7.2 cm (4 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.) Platemark: 11 x 7.4 cm (4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.) Sheet: 11.4 x 7.7 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8738

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: L; dated upper left side: 1520

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 8738; in graphite: L. V. Leyden.; Joachim & Anna; B. 34; Volbehr 32

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