The Virgin and Child on a Grassy Bench

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 030; Lehrs 36; Hollstein (German) 36

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.3 x 8.5 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.878

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: [?]; verso, collector's stamp in black: [?]; collector's stamp in purple: [?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 29756; in graphite: B30

Provenance

Richard Fisher (b. 1908 - d. 1890), Hill Top, Midhurst, England. Otto Gerstenberg (b. 1848 - d. 1935; Lugt 2785), Berlin; 1922, probably sold by Gerstenberg in Zurich to P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., London, and Harlow and Co., New York. 1922, purchased by Clara Amory (Mrs. T. Jefferson) Coolidge (b. 1872 - d. 1957), Magnolia, MA; 1923, gift of Mrs. Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Coolidge