Wise Virgin, Profile to the Right (from a series of the Wise and Foolish Virgins)

1518
Nikolas Manuel Deutsch (German (Switzerland), about 1484–1530)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartch 005; Hollstein 5

Dimensions

Other (woodcut border): 18.4 x 10.6 cm (7 1/4 x 4 3/16 in.) Sheet: 23.3 x 14.2 cm (9 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18992

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

dated in block, right of torch: .1.5.1.8.

Signed

lower right, with monogram: NMD/sheathed knife

Markings

recto, in graphite, lower right: 3.; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18992 [Lugt 1870]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund