Shield with a Lion, Held by an Angel (from a series of Armorial Shields with Supporters)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 096; Lehrs 95; Hollstein (German) 95

Dimensions

Sheet (roundel): 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.156

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: M + S

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in blue, in oval with 3 stars: CH. PROTECTOR MEUS [Dukes of Arenberg; Lugt 567]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 56.156

Provenance

Dukes of Arenberg, Nordlichen and Brussels; March 8, 1956, purchased from William H. Schab (dealer), New York, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund