The Fall of Man (from the series the Large Power of Women)

about 1512
Designed by Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533), Blockcutter Unknown, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 001; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 1; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 175

Dimensions

Image/ Borderline: 41.7 x 29.4 cm (16 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.) Sheet: 41.8 x 29.6 cm (16 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.818

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

watermark: jug; recto, lower right, collector's stamp in black ink: [mark of Friedrich August II, Lugt 971]; verso, in graphite: 89752; c9970; B. 1.; c 21435; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 36115 (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Friedrich August II (b. 1797 - d. 1854), Dresden. M. Knoedler & Co. (dealers), New York; December 14, 1944, purchased from Knoedler by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund