Requires Photography

Sun (from a Planets series)

1548
Johann Ladenspelder (German, about 1511–1560)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 055

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.5 x 5.8 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 8.9 x 6.2 cm (3 1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27574

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: [monogram]; dated in plate, upper left: 1548

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: s7574

Provenance

Probably purchased by Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to his heirs, including Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke, 11th Earl of Montgomery (b. 1853 - d. 1913); July 5-10, 1917, Wilton House Sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 101; October, 1917, purchased by the MFA with an appropriation from the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund