The Fourth Foolish Virgin (copy in reverse; from the series the Five Wise and Five Foolish Virgins)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), Copied after Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 166; Geisberg 379; Lehrs 427; Lehrs (Schongauer) 84c; Hollstein (Koreny) 427; Hollstein (German, Schongauer) 84c

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 9.4 cm (5 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.) Platemark: 12.1 x 8.7 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2174

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower left: . I . M .

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp, in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in black ink: Robert Balmanno London 1829 [Lugt 213]

Provenance

Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. 1866), London and New York; 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