Requires Photography

Justice (from the series The Seven Virtues, plate 5 of 7)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 131; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 131 (I of IV); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 131 (I, a-b/III)

Dimensions

Image: 16.2 x 10.3 cm (6 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.) Platemark: 16.4 x 10.8 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/4 in.) Sheet: 16.2 x 10.3 cm (6 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8805

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower left: IVSTICIA

Signed

Signed and dated in plate: lower left: L; and upper right: 1530

Markings

No watermark; recto, lower right, in graphite[?]: 4 [trimmed at bottom]; 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: 131; smudges of red chalk, black ink, and graphite

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