Jupiter (from a series of the Seven Planets)

1531
Attributed to Barthel Beham (German, 1503–1540), Attributed to Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550), Attributed to Georg Pencz (German, about 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

Pauli 905; Hollstein 905

Dimensions

Overall (inner block): 30.4 × 21.1 cm (11 15/16 × 8 5/16 in.) Overall (woodcut frame): 35.5 × 23.5 cm (14 × 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.124

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Letterpress in woodcut border, in cartouche lower center: Jupiter

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark (but not deciphered); verso: collector's stamp in gray: F. [shield with crown above] L [Princes of Liechtenstein; Lugt 4398]; in graphite: P. 186; L 232; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 53.124

Provenance

Princes of Liechtenstein Collection. Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. about 1883 - d. 1983), Forest Hills, NY; February, 1953, purchased from Zinser by the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1955)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund and Helen Alice Colburn Fund