Golgotha

The Crucifixion at Calvary (Golgotha)

1517
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 074 (I); Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 74; Fildt Kok (New Hollstein) 74 (IIa)

Dimensions

Platemark: 28.6 x 40.2 cm (11 1/4 x 15 13/16 in.) Sheet: 28 x 40.9 cm (11 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8843

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, dated lower right: 1517

Signed

in plate, lower center: L

Markings

Watermark: jug with flower; verso, in black ink: P. mariette 1660 [Lugt 1790]; collector's stamp in red: H. F. S. [Henry Sewall Parker, Lugt 1309]; in graphite: 383 [underlined]; MFA Parker Collection stamp in purple [Lugt 1870], with accession number in black ink: 8843

Provenance

1660, Pierre Mariette (b. 1634 - d. 1716), Paris. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund