Requires Photography

The Suicide of Lucretia

about 1514
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 134; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 134 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 134 (b)

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.4 x 6.7 cm (4 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8808

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: L

Markings

No watermark; extremely faded MFA Harvey D. Parker stamp [Lugt 1868], with accession number in ink: 8808; in graphite: 123 [circled]; [??]134; [much faded numbers, difficult to decipher]

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