The Lovers

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), Copied after Master of the Housebook (Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet) (German or Netherlandish, active last quarter of the 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 493; Hollstein-Koreny 493; Geisberg 413; Bartsch 181

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 10.5 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M27723

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed upper center: . I . M .

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in black oval: H.H. [Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard; Lugt 1318]; in graphite: c +707

Provenance

Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard (b. 1883 - d. 1950; Lugt 1318), London and Cortington, Wiltshire. 1918, purchased by the MFA for $52.20 from P. & D. Colnaghi and Co. (dealers), London. (Accession Date: 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Charles C. Perkins