The Nativity

Unidentified artist, Copied after Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

undescribed; after Schongauer, Bartsch 004; Lehrs 5; Hollstein (German) 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.3 x 16.7 cm (9 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.) Other (engraved borderline): 25.2 x 16.6 cm (9 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2042

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

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Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S (copied after Schongauer's monogramm)

Markings

Watermark: three mounds with cross and star [like Lehrs, vol. V, p. 397, fig. 16]; verso, collector's stamp, in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in graphite: B.4.; in red pencil: ICCO X; green paint stain

Provenance

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