The Baptism of Christ

about 1490–1500
Master HOS with the knife (also known as Master BOS with the knife) (Dutch, active in 1475–1500)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 002; Hollstein vol. 12, p. 183

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 12.0 cm (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M27575

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: BOS (with a knife)

Markings

Watermark [unidentified]

Provenance

Probably purchased by Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to his heirs, including Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke and 11th Earl of Montgomery (b. 1853 - d. 1913); July 5-10, 1917, Wilton House Sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 11; October, 1917, gift of Paul J. Sachs (b. 1878 - d. 1965), Cambridge, MA to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs