The Circumcision (from the Life of Christ series)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 072 (I); Hollstein-Koreny 72 (I); Geisberg 31; Bartsch 7

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.1 x 5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27704

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in black, in oval: H.H. [Henry Huth; Lugt 1318]; in graphite: 01693

Provenance

Henry Huth; sold in London, 1912; acquired by the MFA [?

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange