The Virgin of the Annunciation

The Virgin Annunciate

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 002; Lehrs 3; Hollstein (German) 3

Dimensions

Sheet: 17 x 11.9 cm (6 11/16 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.525

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: M + S

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in black ink in oval: A F D [Ambroise Firmin-Didot; Lugt 119]; in graphite: C8740

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790 - d. 1876), Paris; Firmin-Didot sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, April 30, 1877, lot 465; Fitzroy Carrington (b. 1869 - d, 1954), born Surbiton, Surrey, England, active in New York and Boston; acquired by the MFA January, with funds provided by E.J.Holmes

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund