Coat of Arms with Tumbling Boy

about 1485
Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503), Copied after Master of the Housebook (Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet) (German or Netherlandish, active last quarter of the 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 194; Geisberg 442; Lehrs 521 (I/I); Hollstein-Koreny 521 (III)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 11.1 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1166

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, upper center: I M; lower center: bocholt

Markings

Recto, upper right, in ink: [?]; verso, collector's stamps,: M [large gothic letter in black; Lugt 1840 - not identified]; in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Unidentified collector (Lugt 1940). Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund