Saint Matthew (from the series The Twelve Apostles with the Creed)

about 1465-1470
Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), After Master E.S. (German, active 1440–1468)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 245 I/I; Geisberg 223; Koreny (New Hollstein) 245 I/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.3 x 6.2 cm (3 11/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P843

Medium or Technique

Engraving (copy in reverse)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, on halo: . s . matheus .; in the banderole: sanctam : ecclesiam : katholicam.

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Verso: Harvey D. Parker [in purple]; H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

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