Saint Simon and Saint Matthew (from the series of Apostles, shown half-length in pairs)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 298; Geisberg 249; Bartsch 83

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 14.1 cm (8 3/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1395

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

lower center below engraved border:

Provenance

1841, François Debois (d. about 1845?), Paris; November 26-30, 1844, his sale, Paris. Hermann Webber (b. 1817 - d. 1854), Bonn; September 17 and following days, 1855, Webber collection sale, Leipzig. Strawberry Hill; Vienna Hofbibliothek and Albertina duplicate; December, 1925, purchased from Colnaghi (dealer) by the MFA.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund