The Virgin and Child with Abbott

1477
Master of 1477 (German, 15th century), After Master E.S. (German, active 1440–1468)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 013; Lehrs 080a

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.2 x 20.3 cm (11 7/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

P879

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, above engraved border, upper center, but in reverse: ludwicus abbas anno domini [1477, in gothic script]; in banderole above abbot's head, also in reverse: jesu verbum sumi patris serua seruos tue matris

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center, below engraved border, but in reverse: wolfgangus aurifaber

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]

Provenance

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