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Silver Statuette of Saint Matthew (excerpted illustration from the Wittenberg Heiligthumsbuch)

1509
Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 106; Hollstein 96

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 5.4 cm (5 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P18961

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

verso: letterpress in German

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 18961 [Lugt 1870]

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