The Baptism of Christ

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 008; Lehrs 8; Hollstein (German) 8

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 15.9 cm (6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P2046

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: three mounds with cross and star (like Lehrs, vol. V, p. 397, fig. 16); verso, in ink: HF Sewall; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in ink: 2046; in graphite: S

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund