Triumph Over Despair (from the "Ars Moriendi" , or The Art of Dying)

about 1450
Master E.S. (German, active 1440–1468)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 178

Dimensions

Sheet: 9 x 6.8 cm (3 9/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.23

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in black ink: [Wolfegg Collection, Lugt 2542]; collector's stamp in orange ink: L [in a square; James Henry Lockhart, Lugt 4387]; MFA stamp,with accession number in graphite: 1970.23; in graphite: L. 178; c10188; c23352

Provenance

Wolfegg Collection, Waldburg. Dr. James Henry Lockhart, Jr. (b. 1912 - d. 2002), Geneseo, New York. January 14, 1970, purchased from Robert Light and Company (dealer), by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard