Requires Photography

The Poet Virgil Suspended in a Basket

1525
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 136; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 136; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 136 (Ia/III)

Dimensions

Image: 24.3 x 18.6 cm (9 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Platemark: 24.3 x 18.6 cm (9 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Sheet: 24.4 x 18.7 cm (9 5/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M9817

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, on rock lower left: L/1525

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in black ink: J. PEOLI [Lugt 2020]; unidentified collector's initials [?] in ink, on two paper tabs pasted in the lower left and lower right corners: J. D. L.; MFA stamp, in purple, with accession number in ink: 9817; in graphite: 2230/gg- [circled]; gg-; B. p. 409-12 136

Provenance

Juan Jorge Peoli (b. 1825 - d. 1893), New York; May 10-11, 1894, his sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 1471; purchased there by the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase