The Ill-Matched Couple (from the series Scenes of Daily Life)

before 1497
Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 502; Hollstein-Koreny 502; Geisberg 404; Bartsch 171

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 10.9 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2176

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

lower center: . I . M .

Markings

verso, in ink: Robert Balmanno F.S.A. London 1828 [Lugt 213]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. about 1863), London; 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