Kitchen Scene with the Supper at Emmaus (from the series Kitchen Pieces with Biblical Scenes in the Background, 2nd of 5)

about 1603
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Pieter Aertsen (Dutch, 1507/8–1575)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 165; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 320

Dimensions

Image: 23.2 x 32.5 cm (9 1/8 x 12 13/16 in.) Platemark: 24.6 x 33 cm (9 11/16 x 13 in.) Sheet: 25.2 x 33.5 cm (9 15/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

K4696

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate below image, l.l.: Cum privil. Sa. Cae. M.; b.c.: IESUS in fractione panis agnoscitur; l.r.: Jacobus Maetham fecit

Provenance

1889, Henry C. Whipple (d. 1903), Philadelphia; by exchange to Sylvester Rosa Koehler (b. 1837 – d. 1900, first curator of prints at MFA), Boston; October 20, 1898, his gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1898)

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler