The Third Foolish Virgin (copy in reverse; from the series the Five Wise and Five Foolish Virgins)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), Copied after Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 165; Geisberg 377; Lehrs 426; Lehrs (Schongauer) 83c; Hollstein (Koreny) 426; Hollstein (German, Schongauer) 83c

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.3 x 8.7 cm (4 13/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2173

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed right of lower center: . I . M .

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in black ink: Robert Balmanno FSA London 1829 [Lugt 213]

Provenance

Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. 1866), London and New York; 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