The Second Foolish Virgin (from the series of Wise and Foolish Virgins)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 083; Lehrs 82; Hollstein (German) 82

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 8.5 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Other (engraved border): 12 x 8.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10603

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 28530; in graphite: c.5531; 60

Provenance

November 3, 1921, purchased from Mayer by the MFA.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund