Requires Photography

Triton and Siren in Tendrils

about 1510
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 169; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 169 (only state); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 169

Dimensions

Image: 5.4 x 11 cm (2 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.) Platemark: 6.8 x 11.8 cm (2 11/16 x 4 5/8 in.) Sheet: 5.7 x 11.2 cm (2 1/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.443

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: L

Markings

Verso, fragment of a pen and black ink drawing of two nude, male, seated figures [probably late 16th century Netherlandish]; two collector's stamps of Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna (Lugt 2773); in graphite: 169; 5223; 4333; 299 [circled]/222 [circled and crossed out]; [?]; 1984.443

Provenance

Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna (b. 1836 - d. 1909), Prague; May 11-22, 1909, his sale, Stuttgart, lot 2062. 1984, purchased from Hill-Stone (dealers), New York, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis