Saint John the Baptist

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 054; Lehrs 59; Hollstein (German) 54

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 10.7 cm (6 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2078

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S [the M is abraded]

Markings

Watermark: bull's head with Tau-cross; stamp in black, in palette: J. PEOLI [Lugt 2020]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Juan Jorge Peoli (b. 1825 - d. 1893), New York; Henry F. 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