The Angel of Saint Matthew (from the series of the Symbols of the Four Evangelists)

Second half of the 15th century
Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 073; Lehrs 72; Hollstein (German) 72

Dimensions

Sheet (roundel, diameter): 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.) Other (engraved border, diameter): 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.606

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, [unidentified collector's stamp in black; letters printed in a circle]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 36093; in graphite: B.73

Provenance

William H. Schab (dealer), New York; June 8, 1944, purchased from him by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis