The Flight into Egypt

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 007; Lehrs 7; Hollstein (German) 7

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.5 x 16.8 cm (10 1/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P2045

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: bull's head with cross [similar to Lehrs, vol. V, p. 405, fig. 48]; verso, collector's stamp, in purple rectangle: RUHL [with an italic R overlaid on top in graphite; Christian Rhaban Ruhl; Lugt 2159]; collector's stamp, in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp, with accession number in ink: 2045; in graphite: LN Usw[?]; 37n

Provenance

Christian Rhaban Ruhl (d. 1875, Cologne); 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