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The Adoration of the Magi

1513
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 037; Vorbehr 35; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 37; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 37, Ia

Dimensions

Image: 31.1 x 43.3 cm (12 1/4 x 17 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

94.319

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

dated in plate, lower right: 1513

Signed

in plate, lower left: L

Markings

Watermark: gothic P; verso, in black ink: Rsux [circled]; collector's stamp in black: A.F.D. [Ambroise Firmin-Dido, Lugt 119]; collector's stamp in black, twice: J. PEOLI. [in painter's palette, Lugt 2020]; MFA stamp [Lugt 1896, with old accession number in black ink: 9818; in graphite: L; GNT.gi; [?] 112.; uhs

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1740 - d. 1876), Paris; Juan Jorge Peoli (b. 1825 - d. 1893, Madrid), NY, sale no. 1461; 1894, purchased by the MFA

Credit Line

Museum purchase