Saint John the Evangelist (from the Four Evangelists series, plate 4 of 4)

1518
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 103; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 103 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 103, I(b)/I(c)

Dimensions

Image: 10.9 × 7.3 cm (4 5/16 × 2 7/8 in.) Sheet: 11.2 × 7.4 cm (4 7/16 × 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8786

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on sheet attached to the wall upper left: L 1518

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Harvey D. Parker stamp in purple, L. 1870, with accession number in ink: 8786; in graphite: B. 103; 103

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