Saint Luke Painting the Virgin
Platemark: 27.6 x 21.4 cm (10 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 31.1 x 23.4 cm (12 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine impression – see later impression for variant inscription
Inscribed in plate, in cartouches upper left: WT; and upper right: VERSAEMPT; dated in small plaques above niches, behind and above the Virgin and Child: Anno; behind and above Saint Luke: 1614; below the Virgin, lower left: Seb. Vrancs inuent.; below St. Luke, lower right: Adrian. Collaert Sculp.; in the cartouche within the engraved frame, lower left to right:
Signed in plate, lower right: Adrian. Collaert Sculp.
Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's mark in purple, lower left: [Lugt 3751, Albert van Loock]
Albert van Loock (b. 1917, dealer), Brussels. Hill-Stone (dealer), New York; sold by Hill-Stone to Robert and Barbara Wheaton, Concord, MA; September 20, 2006, gift of Robert (d. 2010) and Barbara Wheaton to the MFA.
Gift of Robert Bradford and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton