The Death of the Virgin

The Dormition of the Virgin

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 033; Lehrs 16; Hollstein (German) 16

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 17 cm (10 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2061

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: gothic p with flower; verso, collector's stamp in blue: [coat-of-arms] CABINET/LOUIS GALICHON [in scroll; Lugt 1061]; collector's stamp in black: [unidentified]; and collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Louis Galichon (b. 1829 - d. 1893), Paris; March 4-9, 1895, his sale, Danlos (dealer), Paris, lot 1059; 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