The Crowning with Thorns (from the Large Passion of Christ series)

Christ Crowned with Thorns

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 146; Hollstein-Koreny 146; Geisberg 76; Bartsch 14

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 14.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2150

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

lower center: I M

Markings

watermark: fleur de lis with crown [like Lehrs, vol. 9, p. 499, fig. 18]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in graphite: 128; van Mecken; 71530; y.c.[?]

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