Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 055; Lehrs 60; Hollstein (German) 60

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 11.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.892

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in blue, in circle: CdO [H.A. Cornill-d'Orville; Lugt 529]; smudged collector's stamp in black, in circle: [unidentified]; in graphite: M 534; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 29769

Provenance

Heinrich Anton Cornill-d'Orville (b. 1790 - d. 1875; Lugt 529), Frankfurt. May 4, 1903, anonymous sale, Amsler und Ruthardt, Berlin, lot 1999, sold for M 730 to Otto Gerstenberg (b. 1848 - d. 1935; Lugt 2785), Berlin; 1922, sold by Gerstenberg in Zurich to P. and D. Colnaghi, London and Harlow and Co., New York; 1923, sold by Harlow and Co. to the MFA for $1750. (Accession Date: January 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund