Shield with a Stag's Head, Held by a Wild Man (from a series of Armorial Shields with Supporters)

A Shield Inclined, with a Demi Stag Salient, Supported by a Wildman

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 104; Lehrs 103; Hollstein (German) 103

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.6 x 8.2 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P2091

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in purple, in palette: J.PEOLI. [Lugt 2020]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 2091.; in graphite: B tom no 104

Provenance

Juan Jorge Peoli (b. 1825 - d. 1893), New York; his sale, May 8 and following days, 1894, American Art Association, New York, lot 2012c. Henry F. 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