The Sow of the Jews [recto]; Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Saint John, Mary Magdalene, and Two Angels [verso]

1460–1480
Unidentified artist, German, 15th century (German)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schreiber, "Manuel," 1961

Dimensions

Block: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P19031

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In block, in scrolls and below image (The Sow of the Jews, not transcribed)

Signed

not signed

Markings

On the side illustrating the Sow of the Jews: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund