Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness

1513
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 110; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 110 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 110, I(b)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.4 x 10.8 cm (3 5/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.2831

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower right: L; upper right: 1513

Markings

No watermark; verso, in graphite: B110; c. 15788; E2571; M3118 [numbers underlined]; MFA stamp in brown ink (Lugt 282) , with accession number in graphite: 63.2831

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; December 30, 1963, her gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen