Thistle Ornament with Wild Man

Master E.S. (German, active 1440–1468)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 111; Lehrs 312

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.8 x 7 cm (3 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P846

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned

Markings

No watermark; verso, in ink: Robert Balmanno FSA London 1828; collector's stamp n red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; much faded MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 846; in graphite: 19993[?]; by the Master of 1466; _NF[?]_; frhlz; 678; No 111; 622; [and several others not deciphered]

Provenance

Possibly Count Moritz von Fries (b. 1777- d. 1826), Vienna; June 21 and following days, 1824, his sale, C.S. Roos, J. de Vries, A. Brondgeest and E.M. Engelberts, Amsterdam, lot 20. Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. 1866), London and New York. 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