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

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 085; Lehrs 84; Hollstein (German) 84

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.1 x 5.1 cm (4 3/8 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

P2086

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 2086; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in graphite: 4th of foolish virgins; M Schon; B 85; 85

Provenance

Henry F. 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