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Young Man with a Skull

about 1519
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 174; Hollstein 174 (I/II); Filedt Kok (Hollstein) 174 I(b)/II

Dimensions

Image: 18.4 x 14.4 cm (7 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.) Platemark: 18.4 x 14.4 cm (7 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.) Sheet: 18.5 x 14.5 cm (7 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8838

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: L

Markings

Watermark: gothic P (Filedt Kok: "similar to 14b"); verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Parker Collection stamp with accession number in black ink: 8838; in graphite: [?]

Provenance

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