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The Dance of Saint Mary Magdalen

1519
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)122; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 122 (I of III); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 122 (Ib)

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 39.5 cm (11 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8845

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, on sheet of paper, lower center: 1519 L

Signed

and dated on sheet of paper, lower center: 1519 L

Markings

Watermark: shield with letter f; verso, in graphite: W. Sharp[fes? pes?] Coll.; MFA stamp [Lugt 282]

Provenance

W. Sharfes[?]; 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