St. Peter (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 14; Hollstein 14; Nagler 4; Le Blanc 8-19

Dimensions

Block: 20.7 x 16 cm (8 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.) Sheet (trimmed within block): 22.1 x 16.1 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.603

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In black tone block at bottom, Tavernier's address: A Paris chez Melchior Tavernier, Graveur & Imprimeur du Roy, pour les tailles douces, en l'Isle / du Palais, sur le quay qui regarde la Megisserie, à l'Espic d'or, Avec privelege du Roy.

Signed

not signed

Markings

Watermark: jug with crescent at top, 60 mm

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 24, 2004.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen