Requires Photography

The Virgin and Child in a Niche

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 081; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 81, I(b)/I

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 × 7.7 cm (4 3/4 × 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P3856

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, center right: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; completely faded MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), with accession number in ink: 3856; red ink blotch

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897,acquired by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund