The Annunciation

Unidentified German, 15th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Schreiber 31

Dimensions

Block :27 x 18 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/16 in. ) Sheet :28 x 19.5 cm (11 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.12

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, hand colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Annunciation from the right

Provenance

By 1866, Theodor Oswald Weigel (b. 1812 - d. 1881), Leipzig; May 27-29, 1872, Weigel sale, Leipzig, lot 123. 1938, sold from a princely collection through Gilhofer and Ranschburg ("Eine kostbare Kupferstich-Sammlung aus fürstlichem Besitz," sale XL), Lucerne. Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. 1884 - d. 1984), Forest Hills, NY; 1940, sold by Zinser to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1940)

Credit Line

Francis Jay Underhill Fund