Christ as Saviour

1467
Master E.S. (German, active 1440–1468)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 056 (II/II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 x 10.8 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3408

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, left of Christ's head: sauctus; and right of Christ's head: sa[???]idor

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper center: E 1467 S

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 17.3408; in graphite: 27846

Provenance

17th or 18th century, probably purchased by either Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1621 - d. 1668), or his son Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to their heirs, including Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1880 - d. 1960), who sold 16 albums that contained the print collection; July 5-6, 1917, Wilton House sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 8, for £31.18, to P. & D. Colnaghi & Obach (dealers), London for the MFA; July, 1917, purchased from P. & D. Conaghi & Obach by the MFA. (Accession Date: July, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs