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

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 079; Lehrs 78; Hollstein (German) 78

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.3 x 8.6 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P2085

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 2085. [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

Henry F. 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