Requires Photography

The Surgeon

1524
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (untaglio) 156; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 156 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 156 (a)

Dimensions

Image: 11.5 x 7.3 cm (4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.) Platemark: 11.5 x 7.4 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.) Sheet: 11.8 x 7.7 cm (4 5/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M28423

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper left to right: L [in reverse] 1524

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in black: H.J.B. [Henry James Brooke; Lugt 1325]; collector's stamp in black: TH. R. [circled; Ernst Theodor Rodenacker; Lugt 2438]; collector's stamp: Seymour Hayden [Lugt 1227]; collector's stamp in black: P Davidsohn [Lugt 654]; MFA stamp (Lugt 282) with accession number in graphite: 28423; in graphite: c6987

Provenance

Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (b. 1786 - d. 1859), London and Packingon Hall, Warwickshire. Henry James Brooke (b. 1771 - d. 1857), Clapham Rise (near London); May 23-28, 1853, his sale, Sotheby & Wilkinson, London, lot 513. Sir Seymour Haden (b. 1818 - d. 1910), London and Arlesford. Ernst Theodor Rodenacker (b. about 1842 - died before 1894) Dantzig. Paul Davidsohn (b. 1839 - d. 1927), Berlin, London, and Vienna; November 22-26, 1920, his sale, C. G. Boerner, CXXX, Leipzig, lot 1096, to P. & D. Colnaghi (dealers, London); 1921, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund