The Third Foolish Virgin (from the series The Wise and Foolish Virgins)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 084; Lehrs 83; Hollstein (German) 83

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 8.5 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

32.526

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

N
No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 31620; collector's stamp in purple ink, in circle: JR [James Reiss; Lugt 1522]; collector's signature, in black ink: [?][Baron Charles Marochetti; Lugt 392]; in graphite: JR [James Reiss; Lugt 1523]; 84; 925; c.5924

Provenance

Baron Charles Marochetti (b. 1805 - d. 1867), Paris and London; James Reiss (b. 1812 - d. 1899), Manchester and London; Lawson Thompson; Fitzroy Carrington (b. 1869 -1954), born Surbiton, Surrey, England, active New York and Boston; January, 1932, acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund