The Massacre of the Innocents (from the Life of Christ series)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 075 (I); Hollstein-Koreny 75 (I); Geisberg 38

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.1 x 5.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

M27705

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in black, in oval: H.H. [Henry Huth]; in graphite: C1694

Provenance

Henry Huth Collection; Howard Collection [? Lehrs]; 1911 sold to Quaritch; Quaritch' cat. no. 316 (London 1912) I. No. 605; acquired by the MFA 1918, Harvey D. Parker Coll.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange