Saint Matthew (from a series with the Saviour, Mary, and the Apostles)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 290; Hollstein-Koreny 290; Geisberg 228; Bartsch 73

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 9.7 cm (7 7/8 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1387

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate on the axe held by the saint: b

Signed

lower center: . I . V . M

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red circle: Albertina duplicate

Provenance

Vienna Hofbibliothek; Albertina duplicate; 1925, sold at auction in Leipzig to Colnaghi (dealer); December, 1925, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund