Samson and Delilah

about 1507-08
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 025; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 25; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 25, I(c)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.3 × 20.3 cm (11 1/8 × 8 in.)

Accession Number

P8731

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, on piece of paper at lower center: L

Markings

Watermark: gothic P with quatrefoil; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), now faded, with accession number in ink: 8731; in graphite: 1138; NB25; [?]2775/RC.-; K; dnch/75-

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