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The Temptation of Christ

1518
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 041; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 41, II/II; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 41, II(a)/II

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.2 × 13.3 cm (6 3/4 × 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P8742

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, on rock, lower left: L; dated on ground, lower center: 1518

Markings

No watermark; verso, unidentified collector's stamp: [J?] E; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple, now faded (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 8742; in graphite: B41

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