The Mouth of Truth ("Bocca della verita") (Block 1 from a series of 6 , The "large" Power of Women)

about 1512
Designed by Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 010; Hollstein (Relief) 010, I (II); FK "B.hsn." 10 a; V. 189; N. 328; Passavant 23; D. p.98, no.7 & p. 99, no. 23; O. 10

Dimensions

Image: 41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.) Block: 41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.) Sheet: 41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1205

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso: some

Provenance

Fredrich August II (b. 1797 - . 1854), Dresden, stamp (Lugt 971), recto. Acquired 1944, MFA, Boston, stamp (Lugt 282) verso

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner