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Abraham Banishing Hagar and Ishmael

1516
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 018; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 18; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 18 I(a)/I

Dimensions

Image: 14.7 × 12.4 cm (5 13/16 × 4 7/8 in.) Sheet: 14.9 × 12.6 cm (5 7/8 × 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8727

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: L; dated to the left of the monogram: 1516

Markings

Watermark: shield with three fleur-de-lis and letter c (see New Hollstein, p. 297, 1a, 2a, and 2b); verso, in graphite: [tracing of Abraham]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple (Lugt 1870, faded), with accession number in ink: 8727; in graphite: nl[?]/60-; B. 18-; a 26.711; 968; T.--; LN; DF[?]

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