Requires Photography

The Beggars

about 1509
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 143; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 143 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 143 (a - only state)

Dimensions

Image: 10.9 x 7.8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Platemark: 11.1 x 8 cm (4 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Sheet: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M28421

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, upper right, on tablet hanging from tree: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in black ink: P. Davidsohn [Lugt 645]; in graphite: 1444 [circled]; c. 6985; B. 143; A[?] 28936; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 28421

Provenance

Paul Davidsohn (b. 1839 - d. 1927), Berlin, London, and Vienna; November 22-26, 1920, his sale, C. G. Boerner, CXXX, Leipzig, lot 1092, to P. & D. Colnaghi (dealers, London); 1921, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Fund, by exchange