The Poet Virgil Suspended in a Basket (Block 6 from a series of 6 , The "large" Power of Women)

about 1512
Designed by Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533), Blockcutter Unknown, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 016, 1st; Hollstein (relief) 89; FK "B. hsn." 16 a; Volbehr 191

Dimensions

Block: 41.6 x 29.2cm (16 3/8 x 11 1/2in.) Image: 41.7 x 29.2 cm (16 7/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Sheet: 41.7 x 29.3 cm (16 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.362

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso: watermark traced and other slight

Provenance

Sammlung , Dr. B., red stamp (not in L.) verso, surmounted by stamp of Albert [L. or W.] Blum (1882-1952), Switzerland and Short Hills, NJ, black stamp ( Lugt 79b), verso ; purchased MFA Boston, Sept. 10, 1975, (L.282) verso

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund, by exchange