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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Stechow 12; Hollstein 12; Nagler 4; Le Blanc 8-19

Dimensions

Block: 20.9 x 15.8 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Sheet: 29.7 x 22.3 cm (11 11/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.602

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut; 3 blocks: light brown, olive gray, black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In red wash and crayon (2nd layer), bottom below block: Gestochen (?) L. Businck beÿ M. Tavernier

Signed

signed

Markings

Watermark: jug with crescent at top, 60 mm

Provenance

Wünsch (?), 1927; to W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to MFA, accessioned June 24, 2004.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen