Requires Photography

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; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 110, (1/1)

Dimensions

Image: 8.4 × 10.9 cm (3 5/16 × 4 5/16 in.) Sheet: 8.6 × 11.1 cm (3 3/8 × 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8792

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, on tablet hanging from a tree stump, lower right: L

Markings

No watermark; verso,collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 8792; in graphite: Cc [with horizontal line going through letters]/1

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