St. John the Evangelist (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 9; Hollstein 9; Nagler 4; Le Blanc 8-19

Dimensions

Block: 21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 19 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.597

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut; 3 blocks: 2 tones of brown, black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

not signed

Markings

Watermark: jug with crescent at top, 57 mm

Provenance

Kennedy and Co., 1954; to W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to MFA, accessioned June 17, 2004.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen