Requires Photography

Fortitude (from the series The Seven Virtues, plate 6 of 7)

1530
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)132; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 132 (II of IV); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 132 (III/III)

Dimensions

Image: 16.2 x 10.9 cm (6 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.) Platemark: 16.3 x 11 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 11 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8806

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower right: FORTITUDO 7

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: L

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Parker stamp [Lugt 1868] in purple ink with accession number in black ink: 8806; in graphite: 132

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