Temperancia (Temperance) (Plate 7 from a series of 7, The Seven Virtues)

1530
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Intaglio) 133; Hollstein 133, II (IV); Filedt Kok (Holstein) 133, III; V 131, Second state

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 11 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8807

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved lower center; "Temperancia"; lower right: "L" and "6"; verso: slight

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York,stamp (Lugt 1309); acquired by MFA, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Coll.,stamp (Lugt 1870);November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund