Requires Photography

Saint John (from the series Christ, Paul, and the Twelve Apostles, plate 5 of 14)

about 1510
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 090; Hollstein Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 90 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 90, I/I

Dimensions

Image: 11.7 x 7.3 cm (4 5/8 x 2 7/8 in.) Platemark: 11.9 x 7.4 cm (4 11/16 x 2 15/16 in.) Sheet: 13.1 × 8.7 cm (5 3/16 × 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8768

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved lower left: "L"; lower center, in black chalk : "S. Johann"

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: L

Markings

No watermark; recto, below engraved border, lower center, in graphite: S. Johan; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Harvey D. Parker stamp in purple ink, L. 1870, with accession number in black ink: 8768; in graphite, three times: 90

Provenance

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