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

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 085; Lehrs 84; Hollstein (German) 84

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 x 8.1 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.527

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp, in black: + WBS + [William Bell Scott; Lugt 2607]; in ink: From Colnaghi 1869; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 31621; in graphite: B.85; c7288

Provenance

William Bell Scott (b. 1811 - d. 1890), London; Fitzroy Carrington (b. 1869 - d. 1954), born Surbiton, Surrey, England, active New York and Boston; January, 1932, acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund