The Blessing Christ Child

1480s
Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), Copied after Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 140; Geisberg 128; Lehrs 154; Lehrs (Schongauer) 31a; Hollstein (Koreny) 154(II); Hollstein (German, Schongauer) 31a

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.9 x 5.8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2161

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: . I . M .

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp, in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in graphite: 140-

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