Requires Photography

The Betrayal and Arrest of Christ (from The Passion series, plate 3 of 14)

1521
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 045; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 45 I/II; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 45 I(a)/III

Dimensions

Image: 11.5 x 7.4 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.) Platemark: 11.5 x 7.4 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.) Sheet: 11.6 x 7.5 cm (4 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8746

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower left: L 1521

Markings

No watermark; unidentified collector's stamp in blue ink: [initials in a circle, possibly GMC; Lugt 1861]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), now faded, with accession number in black ink: 8745; mark in blue pencil: 2 [with two slashed through the number]; various notations in graphite: orig; B 45 [45 traced over in pink ]

Provenance

Unidentified collector (Lugt 1861). 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