St. James the Lesser (from a series of Christ and the Apostles)

1623–29
Ludolph Büsinck (German, 1599/1602–1669), After Georges Lallemant (French), Possibly published by Melchior Tavernier II (French, 1595–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Stechow 8; Hollstein 8; Nagler 4; Le Blanc 8-19

Dimensions

Block and Sheet: 20.9 x 16.3 cm (8 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.589

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut; 3 blocks: buff, brown, black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In light tone block, r. above center: G. Lalleman in. / L. Büsinck sc.; top l. (on fuller's stake): Paris 1625

Signed

signed

Markings

Watermark: difficult to decipher

Provenance

Collection of Friedrich Augustus II, Dresden (1797-1854); Wünsch (?), 1927; to W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to MFA, accessioned June 16, 2004.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen