The Annunciation

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartch 003; Lehrs 1; Hollstein (German) 1

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.1 x 11.2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/16 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 11.4 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.893

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: gothic p with flower [like Lehrs vol. V, p. 407, no. 62]; verso, in graphite: M.507; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 29770; [?: half-hidden mark under mounting hinge]

Provenance

Otto Gerstenberg (b. 1848 - d. 1935; Lugt 2785), Berlin; 1922, sold by Gerstenberg in Zurich to P. and D. Colnaghi, London and Harlow and Co., New York; 1923, sold by Harlow and Co. to William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955) Boston; 1923, gift of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 5, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen