The Fifth Foolish Virgin (from the series of the Wise and Foolish Virgins)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 086; Lehrs 85; Hollstein (German) 85

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.6 x 7.9 cm (4 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.2879

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 63.2879; in graphite: 86

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1963, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: December 30, 1963)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen